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Ilhan Omar Told High School Students an Untrue Story About Racial Injustice

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, July 9, 2019 at 9:00am 7/9/2019 at 9:00am
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Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-MN) told students at a high school in Minneapolis a tragic story of an African-American woman sentenced to jail time for stealing a loaf of bread to feed her starving granddaughter.

Now she is admitting she may have fabricated some details.

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Broward College Sociology Quiz Reportedly Biased Against White Males

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, June 29, 2019 at 9:30am 6/29/2019 at 9:30am

A student at the school blew the whistle on this.

The College Fix reported:

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Professor Ron Sullivan and Stephanie Robinson Speak Out Over Their Removal as Harvard Deans

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, June 19, 2019 at 9:00am 6/19/2019 at 9:00am
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Harvard Law School professor Ron Sullivan Jr. and his wife Stephanie Robinson, who also teaches at the school, were removed from their positions as residential deans for Harvard’s Winthrop House this spring.

They were targeted by social justice warriors on campus who claimed...

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Some Universities Now Offering ‘Cultural Diversity Scholarships’

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, June 13, 2019 at 11:00am 6/13/2019 at 11:00am

How long will it be before someone can actually major in diversity? You know it’s coming.

The College Fix reports:

Multiple universities offer ‘cultural diversity scholarships’

Several institutions of higher education are offering “cultural diversity scholarships” to their students, aid packages meant to increase the socio-ethnic diversity of the campuses in question.

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Art Schools Increasingly Politicized Through Addition of Social Justice

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, May 25, 2019 at 1:30pm 5/25/2019 at 1:30pm

The left’s agenda takes precedence over the subject matter. We see this happening in multiple disciplines.

George Leef writes at National Review:

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URI Co-Sponsors Conference on ‘Social Justice in Higher Education’

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, May 21, 2019 at 12:00pm 5/21/2019 at 12:00pm

The conference agenda reads like a parody of the left.

Campus Reform reports:

Public univ. sponsors social justice conference to address ‘white accountability,’ ‘microaggressions’

The University of Rhode Island sponsored a “Social Justice in Higher Education” conference, with speakers discussing topics such as “White Accountability,” “Addressing Microaggressions,” and more.

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Pete Buttigieg Now Taking Cues from Campus Leftists, Wants to Erase Thomas Jefferson

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, May 19, 2019 at 10:00am 5/19/2019 at 10:00am
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For the last few years campus progressives, most notably at Hofstra University, have been trying to erase Thomas Jefferson from the public square. Now 2020 Democratic hopeful Pete Buttigieg has joined the effort.

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Secret Socioeconomic ‘Adversity Score’ Being Assigned to SAT Test Takers — Disclosed Only To Colleges

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, May 18, 2019 at 12:00pm 5/18/2019 at 12:00pm
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The College Board is trying to make the SAT more ‘fair’ for everyone by taking social and economic factors into account.

This is really just the latest attempt to institutionalize the concept of social justice into higher education. But this process is pernicious — the students who are assigned a socioeconomic score...

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Diversity is the Unofficial Religion of Higher Education

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, April 30, 2019 at 12:00pm 4/30/2019 at 12:00pm

I’ve been making this point for years and now more and more people are beginning to notice the same thing.

Christian Schneider writes at the New York Post:

Secular universities now demand a ‘profession of faith’

Many religious universities have historically used “statements of faith” to uphold their religious mission. But while such policies...

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American University Students Unimpressed With New Mandatory Diversity Course

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, April 28, 2019 at 9:30am 4/28/2019 at 9:30am

Mandatory diversity has a rather Orwellian ring to it, doesn’t it?

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Rider U. Schedules ‘Seeing Privilege’ Event at Same Time as Conservative Event Debunking Privilege

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, April 8, 2019 at 10:00am 4/8/2019 at 10:00am

The Turning Point USA chapter at Rider set up an event to disprove “white privilege.” Not only would the school not promote it, they scheduled a counter event for the same time.

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Diversity Training at American University Forces Students to Examine the Race of Their Friends

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, March 28, 2019 at 8:00am 3/28/2019 at 8:00am

This sounds like a weird experiment in social engineering. It does not sound like anything that has to do with the pursuit of scholarship.

The College Fix reports:

American University forced us to admit most of our friends are the same race

Student activists and their administrative enablers often demand that students, faculty and...

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No, There Is No Empowerment To Be Found in Period Blood Displays

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, March 6, 2019 at 9:32pm 3/6/2019 at 9:32pm
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Gross! A 26-year-old California sex coach who goes by Demetra Nyx splattered pictures of herself smeared with menstrual blood all over Instagram to celebrate her “beautiful and powerful” periods.

She said:

I used to spend my time worrying about what other people thought of me… And yet. It turns out none of that was...

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Why Green Book Deserved Its 2019 Best Picture Win

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, March 3, 2019 at 4:00pm 3/3/2019 at 4:00pm
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If you had asked me a week before the Oscars ceremony who was likely to walk away with the Best Picture award for 2018 film releases, I would’ve given you two answers: Black Panther or Blackkklansman. In the age of #OscarsSoWhite, where progressive politics rule over Hollywood like the Eye of...

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Brandeis University Social Justice Week Will Include Advocacy for Sex Work

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, February 4, 2019 at 2:00pm 2/4/2019 at 2:00pm

Is this what passes for the pursuit of scholarship now? Sex work?

Campus Reform reports:

‘Social justice fest’ promotes sex work advocacy, boycotting Wendy’s

Brandeis University will host a week-long series of social justice events, including ones led by “advocates for sex workers” and ones informing students how they can support a boycott...

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U. Michigan Students Create Nation’s First Minor in Social Class and Inequality

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, February 3, 2019 at 11:30am 2/3/2019 at 11:30am

Colleges and universities already offer a ton of courses in this area, it’s inescapable. Was this really necessary?

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North Carolina State Hosts Social Justice Training for Students and Staff

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, January 31, 2019 at 12:04pm 1/31/2019 at 12:04pm

This has nothing to do with the pursuit of scholarship. It’s just mandatory political indoctrination.

The College Fix reports:

Public university hosts ‘Social Justice January’ daylong tra...

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