bomb threats

Questions regarding justice for HBCU Bomb threat victims are still lingering as we head toward the end of the calendar year.

The Congressional Bipartisan HBCU Caucus sent a letter pressing AG Merrick Garland and FBI Director Christopher Wray to act on Black college bomb threats.

Protecting historically Black colleges and universities doesn't appear to be a priority for law enforcement, but a lack of public arrests could embolden others to act similarly in an effort to threaten these institutions with violence.

HBCUs that experienced bomb threats could apply for grant funds and other resources as a part of the Project School Emergency Response to Violence (Project SERV) program, the Department of Education announced.

The FBI has confirmed that six “tech-savvy juveniles” are persons of interest in connection to the string of bomb threats made to nearly two dozen HBCUs since the start of the New Year. 

The FBI has offered a noncommittal response to the ongoing series of HBCU bomb threats while Black leaders are sounding the alarm and demanding a full investigation from federal law enforcement officials.

Calls have begun to grow for a full investigation into the recent spate of bomb threats made against HBCUs as nearly two dozen Black colleges have been targeted in recent weeks.

Morgan State University was the latest HBCU to face bomb threat after a dozen other historically Black colleges and universities had similar scares in recent days and weeks.

The HBCU community was on high alert after several historically Black colleges and universities received bomb threats on Tuesday.

A dry ice bomb exploded at Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) Sunday evening, causing some flights to be halted and a bomb squad to be called, reports ABC7. The explosion occurred around 7 p.m. in a restroom in Terminal 2 not accessible to passengers, according to LAX police. There were reportedly no injuries. In addition […]

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Screaming “They’re going to take us down!” a JetBlue pilot stormed through his plane rambling about a bomb and threats from Iraq Tuesday until passengers on the Las Vegas-bound flight tackled him to the ground just outside the cockpit, passengers said. The captain of JetBlue Airways Flight 191 from New York’s […]