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White Students Who Put Black Student in Bike Lock; Called Him “Three-Fifths” of a Person Dodge Hate Crime Convictions

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On Monday [February 22] three former students of San Jose State University faced convictions on battery charges, but avoided hate crime convictions after putting a bike lock around their Black roommate’s neck, trying to lock him in a closet and calling him “three-fifths of a person.” Visit for more information Joseph “Brett” Bomgardner, 21 and Logan Beaschler and […]