Sigma Alpha Epsilon
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.
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 […]
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 […]
CNN anchor Don Lemon, who made a Columbia Journalism Review list of “worst journalism of 2014,” has done it again. Saying she was just singing a song, Lemon on Tuesday defended the house mom for the University of Oklahoma’s now-closed Sigma Alpha Epsilon fraternity, Mediaite reports. The woman, Beauton Gilbow, can be heard in a […]
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, […]
A highly sought after offensive tackle who pledged to play for the University of Oklahoma football team today rescinded that commitment, a day after a racist video from the Sigma Alpha Epsilon fraternity and other Sooner students came to light, reports The Huffington Post. SEE ALSO: “There Will Never Be A N-Word:” Oklahoma Frat Closed After […]
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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