Marking a record-breaking technological accomplishment, the white woman who called the police on a black woman sleeping in a common room in a Yale dormitory became the first person ever to tweet white tears when she took to Twitter on Wednesday to lament the fact that she has become a victim of her own Beckydom.
You’d think learning that Sarah Braasch—the woman who called the police on Yale graduate student Lolade Siyonbola for #NappingWhileBlack—is a philosophy Ph.D. candidate who’s studied gender and law would add something to this story. A surprise, perhaps, that a person who has undoubtedly encountered lessons on…
Updated: Thursday, May 10, 2018, 8:20 a.m. EDT: The Yale Daily News has identified the white grad student who called the cops on a black classmate as Sarah Braasch.
One extraordinary man is proving that it’s never too late to turn your life around, going from convicted felon to attorney-at-law after winning approval Friday to practice law in Connecticut after a state panel reviewed his moral character.
A dean from Yale University has been placed on leave and will not participate in commencement activities for what the school terms “reprehensible” comments in several Yelp reviews.
Remember the Wade brothers from Ohio? The quadruplets made news early last month after all four of them were accepted into Yale and Harvard—among other impressive potential college destinations.
On Tuesday we celebrated #BlackGirlMagic after high school senior Ifeoma White-Thrope from New Jersey made a clean sweep in her college applications and was accepted into all eight Ivy League schools and Stanford, for good measure. Well, today, I’m bringing you some #BlackBoyJoy, after a set of Ohio quadruplets were…
Geraldo Rivera, former talk show host, current Fox News contributor and, most importantly, the man who didn’t find anything in Al Capone’s vault, decided to resign from his voluntary position at Yale University after the school decided to change the name of a residential college that honored a slavery supporter.
As is the case with many institutions of higher learning confronting their slave-tinged pasts and renaming their buildings, Yale University announced Saturday that it would change the name of the residential college of white supremacist John C. Calhoun to honor computer scientist Grace Murray Hopper.
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Yale University issued a statement Tuesday, offering to rehire a black dishwasher who had originally resigned from his post after confessing to intentionally breaking a stained glass window that depicted slaves carrying cotton,Talking Points Memo reports.
An employee at Yale University is out of a job and now has an arrest record after smashing a stained glass panel in the university's Calhoun residential college dining hall that depicted slaves carrying cotton, the New Haven Independent reports.