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  • 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...
  • 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...