A former University of Mississippi student has been indicted on federal civil rights charges, accused of placing a noose and a Confederate symbol around the neck of a statue of James Meredith, the civil rights leader who desegregated the school, it was announced on Friday.
Feds indict Georgia man accused of putting noose on statue of James Meredith, the first black student to attend the University of Mississippi
A federal grand jury indicted a student at the University of Mississippi on two separate civil rights charges on Friday for hanging a noose and a flag depicting a Confederate symbol around a campus statue honoring James Meredith, the...Show More Summary
As I walked to the Mexican Consulate on a blustery winter day in New York City last week to join a protest calling for justice for the 43 missing university students of Ayotzinapa, Mexico, I began to think of warmer days that did not require layers and gloves. Show More Summary
The University of Tennessee Volunteers fired basketball Coach Donnie Tyndall after just one season, the school confirmed in a press release on Friday. University officials cite an ongoing NCAA investigation into “another institution as the cause of his termination. “It is highly likely that Coach Tyndall will face significant penalties at the conclusion of the […]
The body of Ken Gruno, a Wayne State University student who vanished in December, was found floating in a pond Thursday, about a mile from where he was last seen, cops said.
The backlash against Miss Universe winner Ariana Miyamoto reflects the struggle of biracial people in Japan.
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) -- The University of Mississippi finds itself in turmoil after trustees ousted well-liked Chancellor Dan Jones, with more than 2,000 students and faculty rallying to his defense Wednesday on the Oxford campus. Jones...Show More Summary
In case you missed it, take a look at this article by Judith Schulevitz from last Sunday's New York Times. It should be of interest to anyone concerned with what has been happening on college and university campuses in the U.S. withShow More Summary
Rumor: Students at Liberty University faced a $10 fine if they missed a Ted Cruz speech.
Half-Japanese and half African-American, Miss Nagasaki Ariana Miyamoto is the first-ever mixed-race Miss Universe Japan. Many many feel Miyamoto, 20, who was born in Nagasaki, shouldn't represent a homeland in which 98 percent are of the same race. Show More Summary
There’s plenty of controversy surrounding the antiquated pageantry of the Miss Universe competition, with the issues moving from gender to race. The notion of beauty-as-worth is a tired, sexist one, but so is the notion of race and nationality meaning more than it should. Show More Summary
Bi-racial beauty queen Ariana Miyamoto should be spending this week celebrating her new title as Miss Universe Japan, but instead she has been using her energy to fight off nasty comments. A photo posted by Miss Universe Japan (@missuniversejapan)...Show More Summary
York University student Amina Lawal hasn't been seen since her 19th birthday on Friday. As she left her home on Friday March 20, Amina Lawal told her mother she was headed to York University, where she is a student at the Schulich School of Business, for a meeting. Show More Summary
Miss Universe crowned a new Miss Japan on Thursday, Mar. 12, but not without controversy. Ariana Miyamoto has been selected to represent Japan in the Miss Universe pageant, but the 20-year-old is facing criticism due to being the daughter...Show More Summary
The newest Miss Universe Japan isn't Japanese enough for some in her country thanks to her "hafu" ethnicity, meaning she's half Japanese and half African American. But Ariana Miyamoto is still carrying her head and crown high. Read more...
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It’s only March and we’ve already got Miss Universe drama. Ariana Miyamoto, who was recently crowned Miss Universe Japan, has ignited a firestorm of racist comments online from people arguing that she is not Japanese enough to represent their country. Show More Summary
Beauty pageants often come under scrutiny for having strict standards for a woman's outer appearance, and that conversation continues over the current controversy currently regarding Miss Universe Japan. Recently, Ariana Miyamoto was crowned Miss Universe Japan, and since then, she has been on the receiving end of endless racial criticism. Show More Summary
Japan's newest Miss Universe contestant, Ariana Miyamoto, might not deserve her crown… according to some people! After the 20-year-old was chosen to represent the country in the Miss Universe pageant next January, some questioned if she was Japanese enough to hold the title! This is because the beauty queen is the daughter of a Japanese woman and [...]