A group of high school girls visiting the District of Columbia were kicked off the campus of Howard University for wearing a Trump hat, which the school said was making students feel unsafe.

A student at the historically black college going by the name “EssenceDalton” on Twitter posted a photo of the girls on Saturday, writing: “who told these lil yt girls they could come to THE HU like it was about to be some joke.”

https://twitter.com/EssenceDalton/status/898940229511520256?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw&ref_url=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.informationliberation.com%2F%3Fid%3D57221

“Yt” is short for “whitey.”

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The school responded assuring they will “take any action necessary to ensure that HU students feel safe& comfortable in our dining spaces,” adding: “This group is no longer on campus.”

The girls later told their story on Twitter:

They also highlighted how an anti-racist activist threatened to “beat the f**k out of them”:

Many others issued similar threats:

https://twitter.com/legendarie16/status/898994275572215809?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw&ref_url=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.informationliberation.com%2F%3Fid%3D57221

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The girls stood up for themselves despite being inundated with racist hate:

https://twitter.com/YesYourHonor_/status/898966229909504000?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw&ref_url=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.informationliberation.com%2F%3Fid%3D57221

Courtesy of Information Liberation