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Fired Oberlin College Prof. Joy Karega, who spread anti-Semitic conspiracy theories, sues for discrimination

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, November 10, 2018 at 1:00pm 11/10/2018 at 1:00pm

Joy Karega is the former Oberlin College professor of social justice writing who caused enormous controversy when her anti-Semitic conspiracy theories she spread on Facebook were revealed.

We covered the story initially, on March 1, 2016, Oberlin anti-Semitic rant Prof hosting BDS event this week:

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Gibson’s Bakery v. Oberlin College — Trump 2016 win stoked student protests over shoplifting incident day after election

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, October 21, 2018 at 4:40pm 10/21/2018 at 4:40pm
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I have covered the lawsuit by Gibson’s Bakery against Oberlin College perhaps more extensively than anyone else.

I even became a small part of the story when Oberlin College tried, and failed, to subpoena my records.

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Faculty Sexual Misconduct Accusations Shake Oberlin College

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, August 25, 2018 at 7:30pm 8/25/2018 at 7:30pm
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Oberlin College President Carmen Twillie Ambar send an email to the college community on August 23, 2018, followed by a similar email to alumni, regarding faculty sexual misconduct.

The situation presented was stark: The college received “several” accusations of faculty sexual misconduct from alumni, leading certain faculty members to resign rather than...

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Court: Oberlin College can’t question journalist as to sources in Gibson’s Bakery case

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, August 23, 2018 at 9:35pm 8/23/2018 at 9:35pm
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We previously covered the lawsuit brought by the local Gibson’s Bakery against Oberlin College and its Dean of Students, Meredith Raimondo.

The lawsuit arises out of accusations by Oberlin College students, allegedly assisted by Raimondo and others at the college, that Gibson’s was racist and engaged in racial profiling after the arrest...

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Oberlin Drops Plan to Pay Students to Advance Social Justice

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, August 12, 2018 at 12:00pm 8/12/2018 at 12:00pm
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Why would this even be necessary at Oberlin? It’s like preaching to the choir.

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Oberlin scraps ‘social justice’ program

Oberlin College appears to have axed a program that initially sought to recruit students...

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Oberlin College goes after another news organization’s communications

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, July 26, 2018 at 8:30pm 7/26/2018 at 8:30pm
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Oberlin College attempted to subpoena the communications of WAJ Media LLC (dba Legal Insurrection) with sources regarding our reporting on an Ohio lawsuit by Gibson’s Bakery of Oberlin, Ohio, against Oberlin College and its Dean of Students, Meredith Raimondo.

The subpoena specifically sought our communications with the attorneys for Gibson’s, who had...

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After legal challenge, Oberlin College withdraws subpoena seeking our journalist communications

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, July 19, 2018 at 1:00pm 7/19/2018 at 1:00pm
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Oberlin College served a subpoena duces tecum on us, seeking our communications with sources related to our reporting on a lawsuit by Gibson’s Bakery against the college and its Dean of Students, Meredith Raimondo.

We went to court seeking to quash the subpoena and for a protective order, as we described in...

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Former Oberlin Instructor Pleads Guilty to Conspiracy and Stealing Government Funds

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, July 9, 2018 at 12:00pm 7/9/2018 at 12:00pm
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This guy may have to do his future social justice work from jail. What a shame.

The Chronicle reports:

Ex-Oberlin College instructor pleads guilty to conspiracy and theft of government funds

A former Oberlin College instructor and an activist for indigenous people pleaded guilty to stealing funds from the American Indian Education Center of...

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Oberlin College outlook downgraded to ‘Negative’ by credit rating agencies

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, July 8, 2018 at 9:00pm 7/8/2018 at 9:00pm
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Oberlin College faces serious financial challenges, resulting from a variety of factors, particularly a decline in enrollment.

The “social justice” turmoil of recent years at Oberlin, the focus of local and national media coverage and mockery, likely was a contributing factor, as we pointed out in September 2017, 

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Oberlin College subpoenas journalist’s communications (ours)

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, July 6, 2018 at 11:00am 7/6/2018 at 11:00am
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As readers are aware, Legal Insurrection has reported more extensively on events at Oberlin College over the past several years than almost any other website.

Among other things, Legal Insurrection has engaged in reporting on the following issues related to Oberlin College:

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Judge rejects Oberlin College request to move town-gown lawsuit to another county

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, April 19, 2018 at 8:31pm 4/19/2018 at 8:31pm

Oberlin College and its Dean of Students Meredith Raimondo are defending a lawsuit brought by the local Gibson’s Bakery after in incident in which three Oberlin College students were arrested for shoplifting.

Oberlin students launched protests and a boycott of the bakery claiming racial profiling of the students. The college itself cut off...

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Oberlin College: We can’t get a fair trial in our home county

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, March 6, 2018 at 5:50pm 3/6/2018 at 5:50pm
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Oberlin College is struggling financially, after over a decade of intense national media coverage of extreme social justice activism on campus. The college has not met its enrollment goals resulting in a financial shortfall and talk about how to control expenses.

We first covered the financial fallout from enrollment decline in...

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Another negative court decision for Oberlin College, as financial woes mount

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, February 26, 2018 at 8:45pm 2/26/2018 at 8:45pm
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Oberlin College faces two serious lawsuits arising out of social justice activism on campus.

One suit, by a local bakery boycotted by Oberlin students and administration based on apparently false claims the bakery racially profiled students, has been permitted to move forward. We reported on that decision in Court: Gibson’s Bakery lawsuit against...

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Update: New allegations in lawsuit by expelled male student over Oberlin College 100% conviction rate

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, February 8, 2018 at 9:45pm 2/8/2018 at 9:45pm
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In late December I wrote about a lawsuit brought by an expelled Oberlin College male student Lawsuit: Oberlin College sexual assault hearing process rigged, 100% conviction rate:

A male student who was expelled from campus in October 2016 for alleged sexual assault has...

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Court: Gibson’s Bakery lawsuit against Oberlin College can continue in full

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, January 8, 2018 at 1:00pm 1/8/2018 at 1:00pm

We previously covered the bitter town/gown dispute between Gibson’s Bakery and Oberlin College.

The short version is that three Oberlin students were arrested for shoplifting at Gibson’s bakery. Oberlin students claimed racial profiling, and mounted protests and a boycott supported by college student groups, administrators and faculty. The boycott continued even after...

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Lawsuit: Oberlin College sexual assault hearing process rigged, 100% conviction rate

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, December 26, 2017 at 9:30pm 12/26/2017 at 9:30pm
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Oberlin College is suffering financially and in enrollment after several years of negative publicity regarding racial, gender, anti-Semitic and social justice activism on campus.

I documented that history in September 2017, Radical fallout: Oberlin College enrollment drops, causing financial problems. Those financial and enrollment problems also more recently received attention at Inside...

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Oberlin College lashes out at Gibson’s Bakery, portrays itself as victim

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, December 13, 2017 at 10:10am 12/13/2017 at 10:10am

For over a year we have been covering an incident at Gibson’s Bakery in Oberlin, Ohio, close to Oberlin College. The incident involved charges of racial profiling against the Bakery after three black Oberlin students were arrested for shoplifting. When one of the employees, Allyn Gibson, attempted to stop them, a...

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