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demmiblue

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Sun May 5, 2024, 05:09 PM May 5

UPDATE: The University of Mississippi student who made the monkey noises at a Black woman has been kicked out of his... [View all]

UPDATE: The University of Mississippi student who made the monkey noises at a Black woman has been kicked out of his fraternity.

Phi Delta Theta announced his removal today.

Earlier, the UM NAACP called on UM to expel Phi Delta Theta member JP Staples.






As Students Protest For Palestine, the Ghosts of UM’s Past Rise Again

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In Oxford on Thursday, pro-Palestine protesters chanted “Free Palestine” and “Disclose, divest, we will not stop, we will not rest” as counter protesters threw food items, water bottles, and styrofoam cups. Jaylin Smith, a graduate student at the university, was the media contact for the group calling themselves UM For Palestine.

“At a university which promotes diversity, equity and inclusivity, I’m standing for my right to free speech and getting things thrown at me, and officers are putting their hands on me to move me back,” Smith said.

“Somebody’s gotta stand up, and it’s not always gonna be our Palestinian students,” Smith continued. “It takes our white, our Black, our Brown, our Asian students to stand up for everybody. Injustice anywhere is injustice everywhere.”

https://www.mississippifreepress.org/41910/as-students-protest-for-palestine-the-ghosts-of-ums-past-rise-again

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Fuck face North Shore Chicago May 5 #1
Good to hear, but I bet most in that fraternity are just as vile and members of young Republicans. Silent Type May 5 #2
I guess getting kicked out of the school follows.This a start. mahina May 5 #3
How soon before Trump invites him to Mar-A-Lago? 50 Shades Of Blue May 5 #4
Message deleted by the DU Administrators Think. Again. May 5 #5
He's on a thread with hundreds of comments on Reddit. I know because I put a dozen of them in there myself. Comfortably_Numb May 5 #10
Message deleted by the DU Administrators Think. Again. May 5 #13
He's going to get the "Brock Turner the rapist" treatment. He's scrubbed his social media but is "internet famous." Comfortably_Numb May 5 #16
Oh gee, he might have to face the consequences of his dickishness. Think. Again. May 6 #19
He FAFO BlueWaveNeverEnd May 5 #17
John Roberts Quote about the Voting Rights Act. kingvitamin May 5 #6
The VRA of 1965 had only been around 15 years BaronChocula May 5 #7
Great addition for added context! kingvitamin May 5 #8
JP Staples Celerity May 5 #9
Look at all of the pretty white boys laughing mercuryblues May 5 #11
There are consequences to one's actions LetMyPeopleVote May 5 #12
Let us hope these privileged white boys find out the consequences erronis May 5 #14
Massachusetts Bay Colony had the correct answer bucolic_frolic May 5 #15
...and all the rest of them are probably shaking in their boots... their faces are so clear in the video BlueWaveNeverEnd May 5 #18
Maybe someone should... Think. Again. May 6 #20
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