MLK Black Party

  • Blogs

    October 16, 2014

    ASU Discouraging Face Paint at Athletic Events Over Blackface Concerns

    Arizona State University's athletics department issued a message to fans to "discourage" the use of face paint at school events. This comes just days after some students started an uproar over the use of black face-paint by students at a recent football game in which students were encouraged to wea ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 1, 2014

    Top Five Most-Read Phoenix News Stories of the Week

    In case you missed any news action this week, we've got you covered.Here's our recap of the most-read news stories of the week:

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    January 27, 2014

    10 Worst ASU Frat Parties

    Even the most casual observers know an Arizona State University fraternity's "MLK Black Party" isn't the first ASU fraternity party to face public scrutiny.Check out 10 of the worst parties involving ASU fraternity members, which includes events not officially sanctioned by the fraternities:

  • Blogs

    January 27, 2014

    ACLU, Reverend Jarrett Maupin Ask That ASU Not Punish Students at "MLK Black Party"

    The American Civil Liberties Union of Arizona and local Reverend Jarrett Maupin have both asked that ASU not punish the students who attended an "MLK Black Party" hosted last week by fraternity members.The ACLU has chimed in saying the students' actions are protected under the First Amendment, while ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 23, 2014

    ASU Frat's "MLK Black Party" Defended by Black Civil-Rights Advocate

    Amid all the outrage over ASU fraternity brothers having an "MLK Black Party," in which white students mocked black people to go along with the party's theme, there is one person who's defending the students who hosted the party.Michael Meyers, who's black, and the head of the New York Civil Rights ... More >>

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    January 22, 2014

    Black Leaders Call for Action After ASU Frat's "MLK Black Party"

    The Reverend Jarrett Maupin, a local black activist, called for the Tau Kappa Epsilon (TKE) fraternity to be permanently banned from ASU after it apparently held an "MLK Black Party" on Monday."TKE has a problem with African-American students," Maupin said at a press conference he called Tuesday at ... More >>

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    January 21, 2014

    ASU Fraternity Celebrates MLK Day With Party Mocking Black People

    Photos posted to social-media websites show white Arizona State University students dressed up in basketball jerseys and bandanas, throwing up gang signs, and drinking out of a watermelon cup, as part of an "MLK party.""Just a day after the nation celebrated the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther ... More >>