Sorority Girls Go In Blackface As The Cosby Family

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The six sorority members from University of Southern Mississippi who thought it was a good idea to go to a costume party in blackface are being punished — and all things considered, the sorority’s response is pretty good. The university itself won’t be taking disciplinary action because the offensive costumes were worn off campus and don’t constitute a crime. According to the AP, the six members of USM’s Phi Mu sorority, who… Read More

The Shame of College Sports

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By Taylor Branch A litany of scandals in recent years have made the corruption of college sports constant front-page news. We profess outrage each time we learn that yet another student-athlete has been taking money under the table. But the real scandal is the very structure of college sports, wherein student-athletes generate billions of dollars for universities and private companies while earning nothing for themselves. Here, a leading civil-rights historian makes the… Read More