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Jaylen Williams, left, and Sean Tyus walk past a homemade Obama sign on their way to school, Wednesday, Nov. 7, 2012, in the Over-the-Rhine neighborhood of downtown Cincinnati. (AP Photo/Al Behrman) Jaylen Williams, left, and Sean Tyus walk past a homemade Obama sign on their way to school, Wednesday, Nov. 7, 2012, in the Over-the-Rhine neighborhood of downtown Cincinnati. (AP Photo/Al Behrman)  

Obama re-election protest escalates at Univ. of Mississippi

A protest at the University of Mississippi against the re-election of President Barack Obama grew into crowd of about 400 people with shouted racial slurs as rumors of a riot spread on social media. Two people were arrested on minor charges.

The university said in a statement Wednesday that the gathering at the student union began late Tuesday night with about 30 to 40 students, but grew within 20 minutes as word spread. Some students chanted political slogans while others used derogatory racial statements and profanity, the statement said.

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