Racism On Campus: Having the Conversation

Racism On Campus: Having the Conversation

Abby Zimet

Ole Miss, 1962.

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There's been a spate of racist incidents at college campuses, including in Missouri, Kentucky, and (two) in Alabama, where a white frat boy spat the n-word at a black grad student. Though it distresses mightily, white frat boys doing such things probably shouldn't be a big surprise. Perhaps the bigger news here is the level of uproar, action and thoughtful debate it's engendered. In the here and now, does this constitute progress?


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