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Brawl at Alabama State University

Black students go on a rampage

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Length: 2 minutes 17 seconds (11.85 MB)

On February 21, 2011 students rioted in the cafeteria of historically-black Alabama State University. Police made one arrest on the spot and were studying a video of the rioting in the hope of making more arrests.

Alabama State University, located in Montgomery, was founded in 1867 and has an enrollment of over 5,000. The average combined Math and Verbal SAT score is 797 and the graduation rate is 23 percent.