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Jury Ups Bakery's Award From Oberlin College to $44M

Protests hurt business, market says

(Newser) - Owners of a market were awarded $44 million in damages this week in a lawsuit claiming Oberlin College hurt their business and libeled them—in a case some observers said embodied racial hypersensitivity and political correctness run amok. An Ohio jury awarded David Gibson, son Allyn Gibson and Gibson's... More »

Oberlin College Must Pay Bakery $11M

State jury finds college libeled owners, hurt business

(Newser) - Two and a half years after mass protests regarding a local bakery, Oberlin College has been ordered to pay that bakery $11 million. The story started in November 2016, when Gibson's Bakery, which is across the street from the Ohio private college, suspected a black Oberlin student of shoplifting... More »

Oberlin Cancels Classes Amid Racial Uproar

KKK-styled figure seen; epithets appear around campus

(Newser) - Oberlin has canceled classes today after a person was seen near the Ohio college's African Heritage House in Ku Klux Klan-style robes, Gawker reports. The appearance follows a month of hate messages around campus, including Black History Month posters defaced with the N-word and "Whites Only" written above... More »

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