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U of M Sigma Alpha Epsilon Chapter ‘disgusted’ by U of Oklahoma racial incident

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Greek Life at the University of Minnesota spent Tuesday working to assure the community it does not condone the actions of fraternity members at the University of Oklahoma after a video was released over the weekend showing OU fraternity members on a party bus chanting racially offensive phrases. Continue Reading →

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Is doll-hanging incident a result of ignorance or callousness?

 

Someone once said that “the problem with the past is it’s not quite past.” Ironically, the hanging of a Black doll and the dragging of it through school at Minneapolis Washburn was a reminder that the past is not quite past us in our so-called post-racial society. Why would someone hang a Black doll knowing that at the very least it would be attention getting in young people’s consciousness? Some of the young people who spoke at an assembly at the school about the issue said that the perpetrators didn’t mean anything by hanging the doll. A few others said it wasn’t meant to be racist. Maybe not. Continue Reading →

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