You might be tempted to think this one is satire, but it isn’t. Fordham University in New York City is hosting a group designed to be a safe space for white students seeking to figure out how to oppose racism. No need to clean off your glasses – you read that right.
The group, which appears to exclude non-white students, is called the “White Anti-Racist Working Group” and it is supposedly “a safe space for white allies to educate themselves and actively fight against racism within themselves, their peers and their community,” according to a post on social media. On Instagram, one student explained that “[t]hrough effective learning and action, we strive to dismantle the systemic racism within our theatre program.”
A document posted in the group’s Google Drive notes, “[c]aucusing often feels divisive, especially at first and especially for White People.” The documents come from a gr...
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