Columnists Lekan Oguntoyinbo Opinion

Perhaps it’s time we took frat boys to the woodshed

It wasn’t the nine-second video of the white supremacist members of the Sigma Alpha Epsilon fraternity chanting racial slurs that offended me. After all, most people know that for each one of these incidents of hate that go public, there are thousands of others we never hear about. No, what made me mad was the Read More…

Columnists Lekan Oguntoyinbo Opinion

Global colonialism by any other name still smells as bad

As a child growing up in Africa, one of the first history lessons I learned was about leaders of anti-colonial struggles around the world. I read about Mahatma Gandhi, a tiny, bespectacled man in a homemade loincloth who brought down the British Empire in India without lifting a single weapon. I read about liberation struggles Read More…