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Racism

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  • Cops' racist messages could imperil criminal cases, attorneys say

    Cops' racist messages could imperil criminal cases, attorneys say
    In a deepening scandal over racist texts and a video shared by former Fort Lauderdale police officers, the Broward Public Defender said he would seek the dismissal of at least 56 pending criminal cases in which four officers were involved. "If the State...
  • UMD to host forums on racist, sexist email this week

    UMD to host forums on racist, sexist email this week
    University of Maryland, College Park students will host a forum on campus Tuesday evening to discuss a racist, sexist email that circulated around campus earlier this month. Other forums, including one that President Wallace Loh will attend, are in...
  • FBI seeks info on Fort Lauderdale police investigation and firings over racist messages and video

    FBI seeks info on Fort Lauderdale police investigation and firings over racist messages and video
    The FBI's civil rights division will meet this week with Fort Lauderdale police officials after an internal investigation led to the firing of three police officers over racial slurs used in text messages and a mock movie trailer. A fourth police...
  • Police conducted extensive inquiry of officers' racist exchanges, report shows

    Police conducted extensive inquiry of officers' racist exchanges, report shows
    As the credits rolled in a racially charged mock movie trailer produced by a Fort Lauderdale police officer, the department's internal affairs investigators turned to that roster of officers' names to root out racism within the force. The credits...
  • U.Va. arrest raises questions about agency's powers

    An arrest that left a University of Virginia student bloodied and shouting allegations of racism has prompted some lawmakers to question whether state liquor control agents should have the power to arrest people. Gov. Terry McAuliffe ordered the Virginia...
  • Paul Sassone: Affinity groups are a double edged sword

    There's a logic to it, a reasonableness. And yet... You probably read here in Oak Leaves, or heard about the Black Lives Matter event at Oak Park-River Forest High School as part of Black History Month. That only black students were allowed to attend...
  • Fraternity apologizes, unveils diversity plan to combat racial intolerance

     Fraternity apologizes, unveils diversity plan to combat racial intolerance
    More than a week after a video surfaced of an Oklahoma chapter of Sigma Alpha Epsilon singing a racist song, the national fraternity announced a four part diversity initiative and said it is starting a review of its 237 chapters, including the 10 in...
  • A sampling of editorials from around New York

    The Times Union of Albany on misconduct by police and public records March 18 There's an unfortunate new narrative out there, promoted most prominently by former New York Mayor Rudy Giuliani, blaming our nation's racial divide and the recent shootings...
  • Racist fraternity video deserves to be punished

    The official response to a racist fraternity video is commendable. University of Oklahoma President David Boren took swift action, banning Sigma Alpha Epsilon from his campus and expelling two students identified in a nine-second clip showing young...
  • OU deals with racism quickly

    OU deals with racism quickly
    Oklahoma University took immediate action exhibiting zero tolerance for racial slurs Why is it acceptable for Muslim groups at many university campuses to shout death threats against Jews with no consequences? Why is there a double standard? Elena...
  • Oklahoma incident spotlights race problems at fraternities

    Their reputations sullied by race-tainted incidents, many colleges are clamping down on campus fraternities. Despite some swift and tough actions by schools — and in some cases, public humiliation — episodes such as the racist chants by...