Supporters of U.S. President-elect Donald Trump cheering in the USA Thanks Tour event at the Iowa Events Center in Des Moines, Iowa, USA, 8 December 2016. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton – RTSVBN0
Two men who drove a truck through the Wellesley College waving a Trumpet flag while yelling “Make America Great Again,” and were accused of shouting racist comments will not be subject to disciplinary charges, their lawyers said.
Parker Rand-Ricciardi and Edward Tomasso, students at nearby Babson College, faced with accusations of harassment and disorderly conduct before the board the honor board on Friday.
On Monday, but the school officially ruled that the students did nothing wrong and that the racism charges were unfounded.
The Nov. 9 incident that led to the young males are driven out of their brotherhood, was a controversial one, because the accusations are popping up on social media that Tomasso and Robbins had spat on a Wellseley student and yelled racist and homophobic insults.
“This is an extremely difficult, painful five weeks for Parker and his family, that is, of course, a toll on them,” Jeffrey Robbins, Rand-Ricciardi ‘ s lawyer said in a statement. “They are grateful for the kindness and support of so many people, including both friends and complete strangers.”
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There was no word on whether the faculty members who signed a letter in which it the now-dismissed actions will apologize.