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  • 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...
  • Dan K. Thomasson: Despite actions of Oklahoma students, fraternities have some important aspects

    WASHINGTON No one should excuse, diminish, defend or make light of the deplorable racist remarks of the University of Oklahoma undergraduates that may cause repercussions and possible reforms in fraternity behavior on campuses across the nation. That...
  • OU hires former federal judge amid fraternity racism probe

    The University of Oklahoma announced Monday the hiring of a prominent Oklahoma attorney and former U.S. district judge to assist school officials with an investigation into a racist chant by some fraternity members. Oklahoma City attorney Michael Burrage...
  • The 'n-word' overshadows the terrorist threat

    The 'n-word' overshadows the terrorist threat
    Most of the coverage about the Oklahoma University fraternity Sigma Alpha Epsilon specifically focuses on the students using a racial slur to describe African Americans. Their gleeful singing about lynching is overshadowed by that boogeyman — the...
  • 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...
  • Sooner or later, can we escape the long shadow of racism?

    See, I keep telling you that old-fashioned racism is alive and well in this country. After the fraternity bus sing-along at the University of Oklahoma, do you hear me now? Frankly, the happy-go-lucky bigotry of the Sigma Alpha Epsilon (SAE) fraternity...
  • Furor over Oklahoma fraternity's racist song may lead to lasting changes

    Furor over Oklahoma fraternity's racist song may lead to lasting changes
    Years ago, a University of Oklahoma fraternity held a series of “Mekong Delta parties,” replete with camouflage, fake machine guns, sandbags and stretchers. Vietnam veterans objected. Later, drunken fraternity members streaked across...
  • Protest organizers say more work lies ahead in Ferguson

    Protest organizers say more work lies ahead in Ferguson
    The protesters who spent eight months pressing for changes in Ferguson's police practices after the fatal shooting of Michael Brown take credit for this week's resignations of the city manager and the police chief. And they insist they still have...
  • SAE lawyer: 'We're talking about one incident with nine seconds of video'

    SAE lawyer: 'We're talking about one incident with nine seconds of video'
    The actions of some fraternity members at the University of Oklahoma caught engaging in a racist chant are inexcusable, but student members still have due process rights that must be protected, an attorney hired to represent the local chapter said Friday....
  • Protest organizers say more work lies ahead in Ferguson

    The protesters who spent eight months pressing for changes in Ferguson's police practices after the fatal shooting of Michael Brown take credit for this week's resignations of the city manager and the police chief. And they insist they still have...
  • Police, other groups try to tamp down tensions in Ferguson

    With measured remarks and a conciliatory tone, police, political leaders and civil-rights activists on Thursday sought to tamp down tensions after two police officers were shot in front of the Ferguson Police Department during a protest. The officers...