Race

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Report: US Higher Education System Reinforces “White Privilege”

Aug 01, 2013 by Glenn Ricketts |

A new study concludes that "White Privilege" is actually being worsened by elite colleges and universites.

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How Academe Turned Zimmerman into a Racist

Jul 24, 2013 by Peter Wood |

Intense outrage over the George Zimmerman verdict does little actual good toward easing racial tension and saving future lives.

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RES Revs ‘Em Up

Jul 10, 2013 by Glenn Ricketts |

Race & Ethnicity Studies needn't lead to political activism—it just always seems to.

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What’s Wrong with English?

Jun 03, 2013 by Glenn Ricketts |

Mark Bauerlein thinks there isn't really anything left that resembles an academic discipline. No wonder there are fewer majors.

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How to Manage Race Relations and Succeed

May 17, 2013 by Glenn Ricketts |

Is there an alternative to affirmative action?  Jonathan Bean thinks so.

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Ask a Scholar – U.S. v. Cruikshank

Mar 28, 2013 by Robert Heidt |

Did a Reconstruction-era Supreme Court decision restrict legal remedies for African Americans?

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Why “Comprehensive” History is Controversial

Mar 19, 2013 by Ashley Thorne |

Two new bills that would require general education requirements for U.S. history to be met by courses providing "a comprehensive survey" are seen as a threat by proponents of Mexican American studies.

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Playing Games with Racism at Oberlin

Mar 08, 2013 by Peter Wood |

After a girl wrapped in a blanket on the Oberlin College campus was mistakenly perceived as wearing a KKK hood, the college cancelled classes and went into hysteria over "hate."

 

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Taking Back the University: Better to be Feared Than Loved

Mar 08, 2013 by Robert Weissberg |

Weissberg explains how the political correctness gang is responsible for the attack on Emory University President. 

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Emory University’s Outcry Against Its President

Feb 28, 2013 by George W. Dent |

Emory University President John Wagner has been vilified by faculty and students for praising the three-fifths compromise in the original Constitution.

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“Fixing” UNC’s African American Studies Department

Jan 23, 2013 by George Leef |

Jay Schalin writes for the Pope Center on UNC's new hire.

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Don’t Know Much About History: Colleges Teach History with Politics Left Out

Jan 18, 2013 by Jonathan Bean |

Jonathan Bean responds to NAS's recent report on Two Texas Universities' U.S. History Courses. He's not optimistic about history education.

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In History—the Obsession with Race, Class and Gender

Oct 03, 2012 by KC Johnson |

The University of Michigan is an extreme example of the tendancy of college history departments to focus almost exclusively on race, class, and gender.

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Counting Jews: CUNY Diversity Report Includes “White/Jewish” Label

Jun 12, 2012 by Peter Wood |

Peter Wood criticizes CUNY’s use of “White/Jewish” as a separate minority group for diversity planning.

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CUNY Adds Category “White/Jewish” to Diversity Action Plan

Jun 05, 2012 by Ashley Thorne |

Our New York affiliate weighs in on a controversy of racial and religious labels at the City University of New York.

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