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  • 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....
  • 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...
  • 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....
  • 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...
  • 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"...
  • FBI Director Comey warns of police racism: Their Take

    FBI Director Comey warns of police racism: Their Take
    'A little bit racist' FBI 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. … In an...
  • Noah Feldman: Oklahoma fraternity members properly expelled for racist chant

    Noah Feldman: Oklahoma fraternity members properly expelled for racist chant
    University of Oklahoma President David Boren has expelled two members of the Sigma Alpha Epsilon fraternity on his campus for leading a horrifying racist chant. Does his decision violate their First Amendment rights? And if it does, what's wrong with...
  • Balancing the First Amendment vs. racist chants at the University of Oklahoma

    Balancing the First Amendment vs. racist chants at the University of Oklahoma
    University of Oklahoma President David Boren has expelled two members of the Sigma Alpha Epsilon fraternity on his campus for leading a horrifying racist chant. Does his decision violate their First Amendment rights? And if it does, what's wrong with this...
  • Black Sigma Alpha Epsilon members, alumni describe a 'band of brothers'

    Black Sigma Alpha Epsilon members, alumni describe a 'band of brothers'
    Twelve years ago, as an active alumnus of the Sigma Alpha Epsilon fraternity, Joseph Lee gave a speech in Long Beach to the group’s leadership trust that turned heads. Lee, anĀ African American who is now 59, told his longtime frat brothers that...
  • Fraternity members in video apologize for racist chant

    Fraternity members in video apologize for racist chant
    A former University of Oklahoma fraternity member who was shown in a video chanting a racial slur issued an apology Tuesday, as did the parents of a second student. In a statement emailed by his father, Parker Rice said the incident that was caught on...