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Second alleged incident of racism involving a student at Ole Miss surfaces

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Kiesha Reeves, an Ole Miss student, says she's a victim of racism. (Source: CNN) Kiesha Reeves, an Ole Miss student, says she's a victim of racism. (Source: CNN)

OXFORD, MS (CNN) - A second alleged incident of racism has surfaced involving the University of Mississippi.

An African-American student says she was targeted.

Senior Kiesha Reeves told police someone threw alcohol at her from a moving car a few miles from campus.

She says the person was also yelling racial slurs.

"It has impacted me a lot because I have never witnessed this blatant racism before... plain hatred… it's always been very subtle and hasn't happened to me. I've only heard it. So for this to happen to me, it impacted me very much," Reeves said.

When asked what it's like for her today, in 2014, to be a black student at Ole Miss, Reeves said it's very hard.

"Sometimes your voice isn't heard, but I've learned today that, I feel the administration is great. And this happened during Black History Month, so I think things are changing for the better. I just think they need to steadily build up on each other," she said.

This incident comes the same week a noose was hung on the campus statue of James Meredith.

He is a famous Civil Rights figure.

Authorities say they've identified three 19-year-old students they believe were involved.

It's not clear if the two incidents are related.

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