School got award for promoting diversity, which infuriated the SJWs.
Progressive students at the University of Oklahoma are unhappy about the current level of diversity at the school, which just won an award for promoting diversity.
In response, some students have taken to Twitter to complain about the problem. Fox News reports, Oklahoma University students mount protest over ‘otherization,’ use of gender pronouns:
Students at Oklahoma University have taken to Twitter to share what they are describing as incidents of discrimination and harassment and draw attention to the university’s failed efforts to promote diversity and inclusion.
The school newspaper, OU Daily, has the story:
Students share disappointment in OU’s diversity efforts with #yOUrbad
Hundreds of tweets containing #yOUrbad have stormed Twitter over the past few days, and two university administrators, including OU President David Boren, did not address the hashtag directly when asked to comment on it.
The hashtag’s creator, management information systems senior Emily Pham, said she wanted to create a platform for students to share their personal experiences, beliefs and opinions about OU.
“I know, as a woman of color, how easy it is to have your voice silenced or ignored, and with campus life, it can be really difficult to voice your concerns and opinions and experiences and really have attention brought to them, whether that’s from the university or from the people around you,” she said.
The hashtag was created just days after OU was given an award for its efforts to promote diversity and inclusion on campus. Many Twitter users were upset about the award, and Pham was not pleased either.
“I think (Boren) is only pleased to be recognized for a goal that the university has yet to attain,” she said. “If it’s a goal that you don’t follow through on and you don’t commit your efforts to building an inclusive experience for people of color, women, people with disabilities, LGBTQIA and other groups at OU, then your diversity numbers are worth nothing.”
If you follow higher education news, you already know that American colleges and universities bend over backwards to promote diversity with some schools even spending exorbitant amounts of money on staffers dedicated to promoting diversity.
Like all things with the left however, it’s never enough.
Scrolling through the tweets tagged with #yOUrbad is quite entertaining:
When faculty members openly joke about microaggressions at a meeting to discuss campus climate. #yOUrbad
— Shane R. Brady (@Dr_Pracademic) September 8, 2016
when your WGS professor uses the terms female and woman interchangeably #yOUrbad
— emily rose (@zuzuzuspetals) September 6, 2016
I’ve never felt needed, accepted, or supported from this institution #yOUrbad
— Chelsea Lately (@Chelsea_Alyssa) September 6, 2016
I’ve been at OU for 4 years and I’ve only had one African American professor, and she was in the AFAM studies department. #yOUrbad
— Conye (@c_dubbyaa) September 6, 2016
Stop gas lighting marginalized students bc ur ignorant to their experiences… we didn’t send for u! #yOUrbad
— Ur Fav (@careyjoh_) September 9, 2016
#yOUrbad everyone has been brave enough to speak up are thereal heroes. I now know I’m not alone in the LGBTQ+ community that is frustrated
— Lordhagfish (@lordhagfish) September 9, 2016
Having to keep ur guard up in class/pretty much anywhere on campus bc ur identity + existence is always under attack #yOUrbad
— Ur Fav (@careyjoh_) September 8, 2016
It’s easy for you to say someone is being “too sensitive” about experiences you’ll never have to face. Where’s your empathy? #yOUrbad
— Kayla Blood (@KayBlood44) September 8, 2016
— Lena Tenney (@Lena10E) September 8, 2016
When undocumented folx are called "illegal aliens" in lecture, its easy to understand their otherization in the university #yOUrbad
— yaya (@jadeandobsidian) September 6, 2016
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