UCI Fraternity Suspends Itself Over Blackface Video

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Lambda Theta Delta, the Asian American fraternity that sparked outrage over a video a member performing in blackface, has suspended itself.

In a statement posted on Lambda Theta Delta's Facebook page, the fraternity announced that it will cease all activities and suspend its status as a registered campus organization for one year until fall 2014, citing the "abhorrent, insensitive and highly offensive" video as the reason for its self-sanction.

The fraternity could also face further consequences pending an official University of California Irvine investigation into Lambda's conduct "in several videos involving racial insensitivity and alcohol use."