An internal SAE investigation says the racist chant incident at the University of Oklahoma chapter was an uncommon occurrence. The organization is providing diversity training to its members.
The students of Yale University used their voices to speak out against several instances of racial injustice on the Ivy League campus.
Yale's Sigma Alpha Epsilon chapter has found themselves hot water (again) after they were accused of racial discrimination for allowing "white girls only" into a Halloween party last week.
Prominent UVA news source, @cavalierdaily , publishes racist stories as April Fools jokes? #FailingToSeeTheComedy pic.twitter.com/pifzI1fXvN — UVA Nupes (@EtaSigmaNUPES) April 1, 2015 Jokes and pranks are common on April Fools’ Day, but when they’re tied to race, that’s crossing the line. The Cavalier Daily, an independent student newspaper at the University of Virginia, came under […]
A former member of a fraternity at the University of Oklahoma is finally speaking out, and issuing an apology, after he was caught leading the…
When Sigma Alpha Epsilon came under fire after a video leaked featuring some of its University of Oklahoma members singing a racist chant, it was not the fraternity’s first brush with controversy. Last year, Bloomberg News reported that 15 chapters had been closed or suspended in recent years as a result of hazing. The fraternity […]
The board of directors of the Sigma Alpha Epsilon fraternity at the University of Oklahoma has retained an attorney after the university closed the fraternity chapter on its campus last week. Lawyer Stephen Jones was hired by the alumni board of SAE at OU after the school disbanded and evicted the entire fraternity from campus, and was […]
What a week! Everybody digs “Empire,” but if there was ever a time we needed “Soul Train” back in our lives, it’s now. It seems like Blackness, or at least everything happening around it, is making the news. If it ain’t the Department of Justice springing a cop that shot a black kid for doing something […]
It appears the racist chant at the University of Oklahoma SAE chapter has inspired students on other campuses to come forward with their own tales involving the embattled fraternity. University of Washington students accused fraternity members of hurling slurs last month during a protest to raise awareness about racism, according to CNN. SAE, however, denies the charges, saying […]
UPDATED, 3:49 p.m. EST, 3-11-15 While discussing the fallout over an Oklahoma fraternity’s racist chant video on Wednesday, MSNBC Morning Joe hosts Mika Brzezinski and Joe Scarborough said the students may have learned the song from rap music, the New York Daily News reports. Reports the New York Daily News: The conversation started when co-host […]
UPDATED, 9:55 a.m. EST, 3-11-15: Two students expelled from the University of Oklahoma for playing a “leadership role” in a fraternity’s racist chant video that went viral have issued apologies, according to The Dallas Morning News. One of the students, Parker Rice, 19, of Dallas, apologized in a statement released Tuesday by his father, Bob, […]
https://instagram.com/p/z_ilNau41L/?modal=true&utm_source=partner&utm_medium=embed&utm_campaign=video UPDATE: Monday, March 9, 2015 12:30 PM EST According to CNN, David Boren, the president of University of Oklahoma, says the Sigma Alpha Epsilon fraternity won’t be returning to campus while he is president. Boren, who in a morning press conference also said the school would not help members find housing after they were […]
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