Racist graffiti that was painted on a car parked near Kansas State University last week turned out a hoax, and was written by the car’s owner.
The words “Go Home Nigger Boy” and “Whites Only” were painted across the back windshield of the car, along with other explicit words.
Twenty-one year old Dauntarius Williams, who is African-American, apologized for the prank, according to The Kansas City Star.
“I would like to deeply apologize to the community,” Williams said in a statement.
The graffiti was meant as a Halloween prank, Williams said. Williams even filed a false police report.
“It was just a Halloween prank that got out of hand,” he said. “I wish I could go back to that night but I can’t.”
After the car was discovered Wednesday, African-American students led a meeting to discuss possible underlying racism on campus.
The FBI also got involved, opening a civil rights investigation. The local police have thanked them for the help.
No charges were filed in the case.
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