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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...
  • 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...
  • 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....
  • 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"...