first_img Published on September 6, 2014 at 6:15 pm Contact Sam: [email protected] | @SamBlum3 The Syracuse University chapter for the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People said in a statement to The Daily Orange that it is “deeply saddened” by the racist and homophobic comments made by Hanna Strong in a video, which can be found on blacksportsonline.com.The video shows Strong calling an unidentified person a “n*gger-a** f*gg*t”, before saying “call me out on saying the N word, I don’t give a sh*t.”“It is unfortunate that at a prestigious university such as Syracuse incidents like this continue to occur,” the NAACP said in the statement. “It is our wish that incidents of this nature would not happen at our university, however it does, this is not the first time.“With the increase of social media we have seen videos such as this one across the country, hopefully this sheds light on a deeper issue of race and ‘white privilege’ that should be addressed and discussed on and off campus.”Strong, a senior midfielder for Syracuse, has been suspended indefinitely from the team by head coach Phil Wheddon. She had played in the first five games of this season.AdvertisementThis is placeholder text Comments Facebook Twitter Google+last_img