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4 suspended Kansas cheerleaders no longer with the program

LAWRENCE, Kansas. – The University of Kansas official says four Kansas cheerleaders who were suspended from the team after the discovery of a Snapchat photo mentioned that the KKK is no longer with the program.

The Kansas City Star reports (http://j.mp/2hZXzyv) athletic department officials originally became aware of the social media post from the previous month. The photo depicted three men dressed in sweaters, each with a “K” that the “Kansas” on their breasts. White letters across the picture read “Kkk, go asset.”

The university suspended the three male cheerleaders, and the cheerleader on his Snapchat account, the picture is placed.

Jim Marchiony, Kansas associate athletic director, said Thursday that three of the cheerleaders resigned their positions, and in the fourth cheerleader graduated this semester.

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Information from: The Kansas City Star, http://www.kcstar.com

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