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March 12, 2015 - 2:09pm
After several members of the Sigma Alpha Epsilon frat were caught on video taking part in a racist chant last week, the University of Oklahoma moved decisively Monday, cutting ties with the national fraternity, ordering that its on-campus chapter be shut down, and expelling two students involved in the incident.
March 9, 2015 - 5:00pm
More than 100 guests gathered at the Gene Siskel Film Center in Chicago for a screening of two recent Not In Our Town films, Waking in Oak Creek and A Prosecutor’s Stand. The Feb. 25 screening was sponsored by The Reva & David Logan Foundation, a longtime supporter of Not In Our Town's work.
February 23, 2015 - 11:34am
In this final week of Black History Month, we share this short video featuring a middle school student's reflection on how the Civil Rights movement and the work of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. is still relevant today.
February 17, 2015 - 12:49pm
FBI Director James Comey spoke last week at Georgetown University about race relations between law enforcement and the communities they serve, following the deaths of Michael Brown in Ferguson and Eric Garner in Staten Island, along with ongoing protests throughout the country and the killings of NYPD Officers Wenjian Liu and Rafael Ramos.
February 12, 2015 - 1:30pm
Thousands gathered for a vigil on Tuesday, after three local Muslim students were killed. Deah Barakat, 23, his wife Yusor Mohammad Abu-Salha, 21, and her younger sister Razan Mohammad Abu-Salha, 19, were killed in the couple’s apartment in Chapel Hill, according to news reports.