Tag: Racist

Fraternity’s Racist Song Sparks Media Attention

Photo courtesy of Andrew Goidell, Wikimedia Commons After mainstream media caught wind of two viral videos in which fraternity members chanted a racist song last week, the University of Oklahoma expelled Parker Rice and Levi Pettit, the students identified as having initiated the chanting, on Tuesday. The videos were recorded on […]

Zendaya Hair Comment Sparks Debate on Appropriation

Photo Courtesy of Disney, Flickr Creative Commons On Feb. 23, Giuliana Rancic, a commentator on the show “Fashion Police,” made a comment about Zendaya’s Oscar hairstyle, saying “I feel like she smells like patchouli oil or weed” while referring to the actress’s locks (commonly known as dreadlocks). Zendaya responded saying […]