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fraternities



  • Fraternity that Reveres Robert E. Lee Faces Revolt over Racism

    A Texas chapter of Kappa Alpha called for the national fraternity to repudiate its veneration of the Confederacy, sparking a firestorm among active members and alumni about the place of the Lost Cause and Robert E. Lee in the organization's culture. 



  • US Fraternities Must be Required to Disavow Racist Roots

    by Taulby Edmonson

    Until university administrations launch an honest national conversation about the damaging ideals that rest behind the foundational figures and principles of many fraternities, students will continue to be uneasy about the role of Greek life on campus.



  • The Campus Confederate Legacy We’re Not Talking About

    by Taulby Edmondson

    When a fraternity chapter sued him for defamation for remarking that it actively preserved the "Lost Cause" mythology of the Confederacy, the author went to the archives to defend himself. 



  • Close down all fraternities

    by Jonathan Zimmerman

    The real question isn’t how to regulate fraternities; it’s whether we should have them at all.


  • The Long History of Hate Speech

    by M. Alison Kibler

    The terms have changed, from racial ridicule to group libel and then hate speech, but the regulation of hate speech stands out as twentieth century tradition, not a new culture war.