The former member who goes by the name “Jay” wants to remain anonymous in fear of backlash. "dfpConfig": { Sign up for our Breaking News email alerts! The women are singing along to the Lil Dicky song “Freaky Friday”, featuring Chris Brown. By the way, I think the word shouldn’t be used at all, by anyone, let alone in song lyrics. "global" : { The Ground Council of Alpha Delta Pi says they have suspended the women in the video from the sorority and also suspended the chapter at URI pending an investigation. Ridiculous. This is the video circulating on the popular app, TikTok. Jay says she was a member of the sorority from 2016-2018. Cookies help us deliver our Services. 115 votes, 94 comments. But it recently came to light following the death of George Floyd. I also don’t understand how it’s racist if they were lip synching. "Look at us, we are so un-racist that we are willing to punish people for singing a well known song, by a well known singer, available almost anywhere.....because of their skin color.". However, sororities that commit acts of violence or place students in danger may be suspended after one infraction. If the world was not filled with child-minded adults I think we would be okay with the existence of words and gestures because the adults using them would be doing so with thoughtful purpose (hopefully only for education). So they got suspended for singing/lip synching a song? "global" : { Youre part of the problem if you accept that as normal. It's a song about Lil Dicky switching bodies with Chris Brown. 22.0m members in the news community. "prerollTemplate":"https://pubads.g.doubleclick.net/gampad/ads?sz=640x480&iu=/132916964/abc6.com/news&ciu_szs=300x250&impl=s&gdfp_req=1&env=vp&output=vast&vpos=preroll&unviewed_position_start=1&correlator=1604596796&cust_params=category=News%2CRhode%20Island&video_position=1&url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.abc6.com%2Fmember-of-uri-sorority-under-scrutiny-details-racism-she-experienced-within-the-sorority%2F&post=318487" } } Most of the video cannot be shown due to the language being used. The University of Rhode Island’s chapter of the Alpha Delta Pi sorority was suspended after a video of three now-graduated members lip-synching to racial slurs surfaced, but some community members believe this video is just one example of a larger problem regarding diversity in Greek Life. field59.ipo = { This is weird. var field59 = field59 || {}; What next, is every artist who uses n****r in their song, gonna be "cancelled?" But it is not. The council said they will make a final decision on the future of the sorority over the next two weeks. By using our Services or clicking I agree, you agree to our use of cookies. var field59 = field59 || {}; Most of the video cannot be shown due to the language being used. ABC 6 News learned that the women in the video have been suspended and the grand council has also suspended the entire URI chapter while they investigate further. Jay posted the video to twitter and it got the attention of the National Grand Council of the sorority. Press J to jump to the feed. /r/news is: real news articles, primarily but not exclusively, news relating to the United States and the rest of the World. “If I’m being honest, I felt like wow this is finally some evidence of these girls in this sorority being openly racist when they have people of color in their sorority,” Jay said. I reject your "new normal" bullshit, People have lost their fucking minds. fuck you. Jay told ABC6 that her fellow sorority sister sent her the video after she found the video in a group chat with other members. }; KINGSTON, R.I. (WLNE) – The future of a sorority at the University of Rhode Island is on the line tonight after a racist video was found on social media involving several past members. Many of the lyrics involve the “N” word. "prerollTemplate":"https://pubads.g.doubleclick.net/gampad/ads?sz=640x480&iu=/132916964/abc6.com/news&ciu_szs=300x250&impl=s&gdfp_req=1&env=vp&output=vast&vpos=preroll&unviewed_position_start=1&correlator=1604600027&cust_params=category=News%2CRegional%20News%2CRhode%20Island&video_position=1&url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.abc6.com%2Furi-sorority-suspended-due-to-racist-videos%2F&post=318031" Not for viciously beating women though. /r/news isn't: editorials, commercials, political minutiae, shouting, justin bieber updates, kitty pictures. The actual fact that those girls have already graduated and are claimed suspended is just SUS. The University of Rhode Island has instructed 58 students in two on-campus Greek Houses to self-quarantine or return home after three of their housemates tested positive for COVID-19. Some schools apply penalties -- including prosecution -- for hazing and may suspend or expel a sorority that engages i… Chris Brown must be stopped. by Mary Lind and Nicole Wagner. Photo from URI Greek Life’s website. I mean... there are words that can galvanize a population to arms and civil unrest. Is there a teenage white boy in America that hasn’t song along to a song with the “N” word in it? "dfpConfig": { That sorority is now suspended until a final decision is made on whether or not to shut it down for good. A letter going out to the Alpha Delta Pi community let members know that the sorority’s future is on the line. For them to sing to a song from a guy that has domestic abuse issues towards women, you would think that should be the issue here. I think it would be the responsible move, as a society, to agree that such impactful and hateful words need to be eradicated, if not controlled. Members of a URI sorority suspended after racist video surfaces online. Are we as a society really trying to come up with nono words? The future of a sorority at the University of Rhode Island is on the line tonight after a racist video was found on social media involving several past members. field59.ipo = { So like the first thing he does is start running around saying the n-word. Yeah, this is fucked up. “Instead of being kicked off campus maybe they should be the leaders for a conversation about diversity on campus,” Jay said. I don’t understand a video being racist if they were singing song lyrics? Too far. So they're singing Chris Brown's part which is Chris Brown acting like he's Lil Dicky stuck in Chris Brown's body. For a subreddit for all news-related content (editorials, satire, etc.) I'm more concerned with people making actual racist statements and actions then going after some kids singing along with a song. The nazi salute is a straight crime in Germany because of connotations. That’s what I was thinking. } } That’s apparently cool. After reaching out to the council, ABC 6 News received a statement saying, “We want to thank the women who recently posted this 2018 video; it gave us the gift of identifying areas where our members need more education and accountability.”. No one is going after the people who made the song. It was recorded back in 2018 by several members of the sorority Alpha Delta Pi at URI. The Ground Council of Alpha Delta Pi says they have suspended the women in the video from the sorority and also suspended the chapter at URI pending an investigation. Rhode Island to remove "plantations" from all state buildings, Georgia judge dismisses lawsuit by Trump campaign that asked to ensure state laws were followed on absentee ballots, Election demonstrations held as country waits for presidential results, Trump sues in 3 states, laying ground for contesting outcome, “She died doing what she loved,” Off-duty nurse struck on I-95, State Police respond to three fatal accidents within 20 minutes on I-95, Man being held in custody in connection to 'Purge of Providence' post, North Smithfield pet groomer now in police custody, Central Falls man arrested for Halloween homicide in Pawtucket. Singing the actual lyrics from a song two years ago and being called racist? Ahhh the fear of being labeled racist overriding an organization's common sense. At most schools, suspended sororities are groups with a long history of ignoring the school's administration or breaking campus rules. Press question mark to learn the rest of the keyboard shortcuts. /r/news is: real news articles, primarily but not exclusively, news relating to the … This is silly. Sorority reviews, ratings, and rankings for University of Rhode Island - URI greek life - Greekrank They're singing the actual lyrics of the song. For Jay it’s not about shutting the sorority down, it’s about making changes which she says needed to be done many years ago. However she says, her experience in the Alpha Delta Pi sorority was anything but a sisterhood. Sign up for our Breaking News email alerts! }; KINGSTON, RI (WLNE) –  A sorority at the University of Rhode Island has been suspended after a video recently surfaced showing former members lip-singing along to a song with many racist expletives. She said when she saw the video in question, she wasn’t even shocked. The women in the video have already graduated but they will be excluded from alumni benefits. Breaking minor rules generally won't result in a suspension. The University of Rhode Island issued a two-week shelter-in-place order Friday for fraternity and sorority members, citing a high number of coronavirus Rhode Island to remove "plantations" from all state buildings, Georgia judge dismisses lawsuit by Trump campaign that asked to ensure state laws were followed on absentee ballots, Election demonstrations held as country waits for presidential results, Trump sues in 3 states, laying ground for contesting outcome, “She died doing what she loved,” Off-duty nurse struck on I-95, State Police respond to three fatal accidents within 20 minutes on I-95, Man being held in custody in connection to 'Purge of Providence' post, North Smithfield pet groomer now in police custody, Central Falls man arrested for Halloween homicide in Pawtucket.

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