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Racism

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  • University of Maryland, fraternity investigate racist email

    A University of Maryland student and member of the Kappa Sigma fraternity is under investigation after an email he sent filled with racist and sexist language was shared with school authorities. In a statement posted on the university's website Friday,...
  • Support grows for UC Irvine students who voted against flag display

    Support grows for UC Irvine students who voted against flag display
    As demonstrators arrived on the UC Irvine campus this week to decry a short-lived decision to ban all flags from an obscure campus lobby, dozens of students hung back in the shadows. Dressed in dark clothing, they talked softly about the hostility and...
  • Seattle fraternity accused of hurling slurs at protesters

    The University of Washington is investigating allegations that fraternity members made racial slurs and obscene gestures to black students as they marched past the fraternity house during a protest. The Seattle Times reports (http://is.gd/Aqh8dG ) that...
  • Some people never learn

    One might think the nationwide debate over police violence and racial profiling Americans have been having over the past year would have made people at least a little more sensitive to the damage caused by hateful expressions of bigotry and intolerance....
  • University of Washington investigates claims of racial slurs by fraternity members

    SEATTLE Black students at the University of Washington are alleging that members of a fraternity called African-American protesters "apes" as they marched past the frat house during a campus Black Lives Matter protest last month. But the president of...
  • OU black frat president says racist SAE chant unfairly tars school

    OU black frat president says racist SAE chant unfairly tars school
    The black president of a white-majority fraternity at the University of Oklahoma said his school had been unfairly tarred as racist on the basis of a single video featuring a small number of people. “The actions of the members of the Sigma Alpha...
  • Ferguson chief resigns in wake of scathing federal report

    The police chief in the St. Louis suburb of Ferguson resigned Wednesday in the wake of a scathing Justice Department report prompted by the fatal shooting of an unarmed black 18-year-old by a white police officer. Calling Chief Thomas Jackson an...
  • University of Oklahoma racial incident shows we still have far to go

    The 50th anniversary commemorations of the civil-rights march in Selma, Ala., reminded Americans of how far we have come in the battle against racism, and how far we still have to go. Just this week, the nation was rattled by an ugly example of the...
  • Oklahoma fraternity council: 'We will not tolerate the existence of bigotry'

    Oklahoma fraternity council: 'We will not tolerate the existence of bigotry'
    Days after a racist video upended the University of Oklahoma, the student council that oversees fraternities said it was outraged and pledged to be part of the solution. The Interfraternity Council said it rejected "the close-minded and ignorant values"...
  • Niedner: Banishment may not be the best course for campus scandals

    College and university presidents have a tough enough job in an era when we demand ever more from educational institutions but balk at the price. The last thing they need is scandal of the sort Philip Ryken, president of Wheaton College, or the University...
  • Fraternity in racist video has roots in antebellum South

    Sigma Alpha Epsilon was born a few years before the Civil War in the antebellum South, the creation of a small group that set out to forge bonds among young men that would "hold them together for all time." The fraternity founded at the University of...