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Yukai Yang Tried to Slowly Kill His Black College Roommate

Yang's hatred almost killed his roommate. He now faces attempted murder charges.

In April of 2018, police investigated, former Dean's List college chemistry major, Yukai Yang at Pennsylvania's Lehigh University for writing "N***er Get Out of Here" on Juwan Royal's, his Black roommate, personal belongings. Yang was connected to the crime because his handwriting on a written statement to police matched the racist graffiti found on Royal's belongings, police said. But he didn't stop there. The student also tried to murder the Lehigh University graduate.

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Lehigh U. Being Investigated for 'Racially Hostile Environment'

What incident prompted the civil-rights complaint? And why do Lehigh students feel the school sweeps things "underneath the rug"?

By Albert Lin

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