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  • From enslavement to freedom

    From enslavement to freedom
    Editor's note: This is part one of a four part series of op-eds that examine and explore the state of black America. The history of African enslavement and freedom in America is both engaging and fraught with confusion, half-truths and unsubstantiated...
  • Rudy Giuliani, once revered, now ridiculous

    Rudy Giuliani, once revered, now ridiculous
    Amazing. Just ... amazing. Here we are, six years later, six years of mom jeans and golf dates and taking the girls for ice cream. And yet, some of us are still hung up on the perceived "otherness," the "not like us"-ness, of Barack Obama. The...
  • Rudy Giuliani, once heroic, now simply foolish

    Amazing. Just ... amazing. Here we are, six years later, six years of mom jeans and golf dates and taking the girls for ice cream. And yet, some of us are still hung up on the perceived "otherness," the "not like us"-ness, of Barack Obama. The latest is...
  • 'Everyone's a little bit racist'

    'Everyone's a little bit racist'
    F.B.I Director James Comey did the nation a huge favor last week when he publicly acknowledged that too many police officers allow unconscious racial biases to influence their conduct toward young black men. That is a reality residents of the nation's...
  • Jewel's Catch One disco's demise marks era's end for L.A.'s gay blacks

    Jewel's Catch One disco's demise marks era's end for L.A.'s gay blacks
    In sequined dresses and leather jackets, afro puffs and high-top fades, they lined up outside the stucco nightclub on Pico Boulevard off Crenshaw, sometimes wrapping around the block. Once inside, they danced under strobe lights and a lone disco ball in...
  • UM College Park investigating email containing racial, ethnic slurs

    UM College Park investigating email containing racial, ethnic slurs
    The University of Maryland, College Park found itself thrust into the spotlight Friday after a racist and sexist email allegedly sent by a student fraternity member surfaced, sparking outrage and fierce debates about free speech. The email, purportedly...
  • Racist comments in Bowleys Quarters draw ire, Adam Jones tweet

    Racist comments in Bowleys Quarters draw ire, Adam Jones tweet
    Several comments that suggested shooting unrecognized black men in the Bowleys Quarters neighborhood of Baltimore County sparked outrage on social media Wednesday, including a tweet from Orioles outfielder Adam Jones. The comments were posted in a...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Baltimore leaders agree: City has a race problem

    Baltimore leaders agree: City has a race problem
    Twice in recent weeks, Police Commissioner Anthony W. Batts has made a startling statement to national audiences: Baltimore is still dealing with 1950s- and 1960s-era racism. The statement, which comes as the city is seeing population growth for the...
  • 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...