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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Ferguson submits traffic-stop race data to state

    Ferguson submits traffic-stop race data to state
    Ferguson's police department gave the state racial data related to traffic stops on Tuesday, shortly after it was cited among more than a dozen Missouri law enforcement agencies that were at risk of losing state funding for failing to submit the...
  • Fallout hits University of Oklahoma after fraternity's racist video

    Fallout hits University of Oklahoma after fraternity's racist video
    A racist chant by several members of a University of Oklahoma fraternity that was caught on video led to outrage from the school's president and the organization's banishment from campus, but fallout from the incident appears far from over. President...
  • University of Oklahoma ousts fraternity over racist chant caught on video

    University of Oklahoma ousts fraternity over racist chant caught on video
    As moving trucks encircled the disgraced Sigma Alpha Epsilon fraternity house Monday, workers unscrewed the group’s Greek lettering from above the door. It was a remarkably rapid dissolution of the long-standing University of Oklahoma fraternity...
  • 2 University of Oklahoma students expelled over racist video

    2 University of Oklahoma students expelled over racist video
    The University of Oklahoma's president expelled two students Tuesday after he said they were identified as leaders of a racist chant captured on video during a fraternity event. University President David Boren said in a statement that the two...
  • On Selma's 50th anniversary, Obama will look to the future

    On Selma's 50th anniversary, Obama will look to the future
    President Obama will mark the 50th anniversary of the civil rights march in Selma, Ala., on Saturday, but he will be focused less on the past than on the future, particularly the agenda he hopes to carry out beyond his time in office. Obama is laying...
  • Selma photographer captured history on 'Bloody Sunday'

    Selma photographer captured history on 'Bloody Sunday'
    As the column of black demonstrators in Selma, Ala., marched two by two over the Edmund Pettus Bridge, James "Spider" Martin and his camera were there to record the scene. It was March 7, 1965. Martin didn’t know it yet, but he was documenting one...