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Boston Latin Besmirched

Sep 23, 2016 by Jeffrey Zorn |

Jeff Zorn reminisces about his own fruitful education experience at the famous Boston Latin School and discusses how recent racial protests are unfair to the school.

“Blackness” Matters

May 11, 2016 by Rachelle Peterson |

A panel at The New School shows the racial essentialism of the Black Lives Matter movement.

Race Relations, Liberal Bias, and Safe Spaces on Campus

May 10, 2016 by Ashley Thorne |

Three stories from the last week all have one thing in common; can you guess what it is?

On Woodrow Wilson: Princeton Students Hold Civil Debate

Dec 29, 2015 by Russell K. Nieli |

A recent campus event was an encouraging sign that respectful dialogue is still possible among Princeton students who disagree. 

The Guilted Age

Nov 23, 2015 by Thomas Dineen |

Thomas Dineen tells how Debby Irving educated him on his whiteness.

Black No More

Jun 26, 2015 by Jonathan Bean |

The case of Rachel Dolezal highlights the relevance of the satirical novel Black No More.

Connecticut College Must Defend, Not Denounce, Professor Pessin

Jun 24, 2015 NAS |

The NAS condemns the vilification of Professor Andrew Pessin of Connecticut College and calls on President Katherine Bergeron to make clear that diversity of opinion is a prerequisite for the pursuit of knowledge.

Where Did We Get the Idea That Only White People Can Be Racist?

May 15, 2015 by Ashley Thorne, Peter Wood |

A look at the double standard that has arisen regarding racism, illustrated recently by the reaction to a black professor's biased comments on Twitter.

“Whiteness Studies” and Campus Activism

Apr 07, 2015 by Dan Kemp |

Emerging “whiteness” courses are often connected to political purposes. 

“Teaching” Ferguson

Nov 26, 2014 by Ashley Thorne |

Faculty members and teachers use the grand jury's decision in the Ferguson case as an opportunity to advance the view that America is plagued by racism.

Campus Energy Divestment: A Mistaken Legacy of the Anti-Apartheid Movement

Aug 28, 2014 by Caleb Rossiter |

"Divestment will again harm Africans, but this time to no good end." Dr. Caleb Rossiter, an adjunct professor at American University, weighs in.

Prager U: What Every Graduate Should Know

Jun 04, 2014 by Jason Fertig |

Dennis Prager offers five key ideas that every college graduate should understand.

Sonia, What Happened?

May 05, 2014 by George W. Dent |

Sonia Sotomayor's impassioned dissent in Schuette v. BAMN seems to contradict views she expressed in her memoir, My Beloved Land.

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.

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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