Topic: Ray Kelly

Ray Kelly lecture canceled amidst student, community protest

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Ray Kelly lecture canceled amidst student, community protest

October 30, 2013 279 comments

The event was canceled half an hour in, following heated remarks by audience members.

University News

Seeking influence, students form activist group

October 29, 2013 2 comments

The group’s actions could include a walkout in response to controversial University decisions.

Editorials

Editorial: Ray Kelly lecture offers lens to examine local policies

October 29, 2013 3 comments

We encourage the Providence Police Department to buck the trend set by the NYPD, as its tactics provide more opportunities for police misconduct.

Columns

Fong ’14, Kwon ’14, Li ’14, Rajan ’15, Furuyama ’15: Freedom of speech or freedom to silence?

October 29, 2013 12 comments

We demand Kelly’s lecture be cancelled and the honorarium set aside for the lecture be donated to organizations working to end racial profiling.

About 60 students convened at a gathering Monday evening in honor of victims of racial profiling and to protest Kelly’s talk.

University News

Kelly lecture spurs student, community backlash

October 29, 2013 3 comments

Protesters have objected to the NYPD commissioner’s vocal support of racially-charged policing methods.

Columns

Hauptman ’14, Soloway ‘14.5, Souza ’14: It’s not about crime…

October 28, 2013 18 comments

It’s about Brown’s legitimization of racial profiling.

Editorials

Editorial: Let Kelly speak — and respond

October 28, 2013 28 comments

Brown has hosted controversial speakers in the past, and the center is not compelled to cancel Kelly’s lecture just because many students oppose his views. Rather, students seeking to protest Kelly’s practices should attend the event and question him in a civil and intellectual manner.