Oswald Jones

  • Blogs

    February 11, 2010

    Lawsuit: Barry University Worker Fired for Reporting Racism

    C. StilesOswald Jones‚ÄčLast May, New Times ran a story about a Barry University mechanic who found a noose in his office and was fired after reporting it to cops. The incident, it turned out, was a symbol of a larger problem: Stacks of lawsuits showed the century-old university had a history of rac ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 1, 2009

    The Barry University Debate Continues: A Noose or a Harmless Piece of Rope?

    A few weeks ago, New Times published a story about racial tension at Barry University, a private Catholic school that ranked most diverse in the south. Part of the story focused on Oswald Jones, a Jamaican-Born Barry technician who says he was harassed repeatedly because of his race. It came to a he ... More >>

  • News

    May 7, 2009

    Racial Tension Rises at Barry

    A university employee says he was treated unfairly. A history of complaints lends credence.