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  • 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"...
  • 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, an 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...