Simmons College receives hateful calls following election of HBCU grad Kamala Harris (

By Phylicia Ashley| WAVE-TV News | November 12, 2020 at 4:28 PM EST – Updated November 12 at 10:31 PM 

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WAVE) – Following the apparent election of Joe Biden and Kamala Harris, Louisville’s only Historically Black College has received two hate-fueled voice mails in recent days.

Celebrations across the country honored, in part, the fact that Vice President-Elect Harris is a graduate of an HBCU. By contrast, however, signs of hatred and racism have re-appeared, including in Louisville, home of Simmons College of Kentucky.

Over the weekend, Simmons received a voice mail from a man claiming his name was John, that was rooted in racism.

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Phylicia Ashley is a multi-media journalist at WAVE 3 News.

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