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Anti-Rape Activist Brenda Tracy Shares Vile Message She Supposedly Received From A Baylor Fan

Anti-rape activist Brenda Tracy, who says she was gang-raped back in 1998 by a group of Oregon State football players, shared a vile message she supposedly received from a Baylor fan on Sunday.

This past Saturday wasn't a great day in the public relations department for Baylor. Ahead of the Bears' contest against TCU, one of the team's players implied on Twitter that his team was wearing black in part to support former coach Art Briles, who was fired this past summer due to his handling of several alleged sexual assault charges involving Baylor players. During the contest, fans were selling black shirts with the hashtag #CAB in support of Coach Art Briles. And in the stadium itself, a CAB banner was seen hanging from one of the facility's boxes.

In response, Tracy released a statement to Tracy, who spoke with Baylor's staff and players before the season started, suggested they cancel the remainder of the games on their schedule.

In a statement to ESPN on Sunday, Tracy said: "What I want is for Baylor to act like they have some institutional control and stop allowing the football program to re-victimize the already traumatized survivors. In a show of institutional courage, Harvard just canceled the rest of the men's soccer season over lewd ratings of female players. If Baylor wanted to do the right thing, they would cancel the rest of the football season for yesterday's display of deliberate and calculated cruelty."

Tracy claims that in response to her statement, she received a number of messages. She posted a screenshot of one in particular that she claims to have received. If it's real, it's disgusting.

She claims the fan later changed his Facebook account and threatened police action on her.

It's very unlikely that Baylor takes Tracy up on her suggestion, but if it were to happen, the Bears would miss games against Oklahoma, Kansas State, Texas Tech and West Virginia. Baylor has yet to comment on Tracy's statement.