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Oklahoma fraternity racial incident just one of many as US campuses grapple with racism

Racist incidents are popping up at U.S. colleges and universities, even though students are becoming increasingly vocal in protesting racism and administrators are taking swift, zero-tolerance action against it.<p>This week alone, Bucknell University in Pennsylvania expelled three students for making …

Zendaya Responds To Rude Comments About Her Dreadlocks

<i>Update, 5 p.m. February 24: It's come to our attention that Kelly Osbourne was mistakenly identified as making a comment about Zendaya's hair</i> …

"Fashion Police" Originally Said Even More About Zendaya's Hair

Here's the part they reportedly edited out.<p><i>Fashion Police</i> has never been a stranger to controversy. But when Zendaya wore dreadlocks to the Oscars, it provoked a furor that was so bad that co-host Kelly Osbourne quit in its wake. But there might be more to the story here.<p>Here's the background: …

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A Movement Against Racism Should Be a Movement for Mental Health

The Black Lives Matter movement–which initially targeted the lack of indictments for the murderers of unarmed African American men and women and has …

TSA agrees to revise hair pat-downs after racial discrimination complaint

The Transportation Security Administration has agreed to enhance agent training when patting down people’s hair during security checks. The agreement …

A segregated past is still present in today's campus troubles

Demands to rename Tillman Hall at Clemson University, the circulation of a video showing a racist chant at the University of Oklahoma and the …

Chelsea fans involved in most racist incidents on trains, report finds

Chelsea supporters have been involved in the highest number of reported racist incidents as they travelled to and from matches on trains, an …

We treat racism like it’s going extinct. It’s not.

When 28-year-old George Zimmerman killed 17-year-old Trayvon Martin on a residential Sanford, Florida, street in February 2012, after trailing the …

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Sigma Alpha Epsilon Says It Will Unveil Plan to 'Eliminate' Racial Discrimination and Insensitivity

Sigma Alpha Epsilon, the fraternity that dissolved its University of Oklahoma chapter because of a racist song, said Wednesday that it would hire a national director of inclusion and put its 15,000 student members through diversity training.<p>The fraternity said that it was still trying to determine …

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