Ah, the halls of academia where the world is turned upside-down on a regular basis.
The new plan to deal with racial tensions?
The plan is to now have a separate Graduation Ceremony for Black students.
What kind of backwater college would do that?
Because college life for black students is hard.
In the name of progress, Harvard University will segregate graduation ceremonies based on race.
“Aside from studying and taking grueling tests, if you’re a minority, the outer pressures of society make the already challenging coursework even more difficult. Knowing this, Black members of the class of 2017 decided to form an individual ceremony. It’s the first of its kind at the school in recent memory and took nearly a year to plan,” reports BET. “The separate graduation is an effort to highlight the aforementioned struggles and resilience it takes to get through those.”
Because of ‘overt racism’, ‘microaggressions’, ‘passive racist comments’ and ‘marginalization fo minority experiences in assignments’.
The Root similarly lamented how difficult college life can be for minorities: “The ceremony comes at a time when the experiences of Black students on college campuses in America have been marked by incidents of overt racism, microaggressions, passive racist comments, and the marginalization of minority experiences in both reading assignments and learning materials.”
The segregation will include only graduate students this year, but there are plans to expand such racial separation next year to all university students, including undergrads.
But it’s not Segregation segregation — it’s just separating the graduates based on their race.
‘It’s not about segregation,’ says Micheal Huggins, a Graduate Student at Harvard. He spoke to The Root:
“This is an opportunity to celebrate Harvard’s Black excellence and Black brilliance,” said Huggins. “It’s an event where we can see each other and our parents and family can see us as a collective, whole group. A community.
“This is not about segregation,” he continued. “It’s about fellowship and building a community. This is a chance to reaffirm for each other that we enter the work world with a network of supporters standing with us. We are all partners.”
Read more: Daily Wire
It looks like this book will need to be updated:
Oh, what progress!
This is why we send our young men and women to these establishments of higher learning.
For the opportunity to be exposed to various ideas and have their assumptions challenged.
Outside of the ‘safe spaces’, of course.
That is — when the Starbucks aren’t being looted and private property isn’t being set aflame by Antifa protesters complaining about a non-Leftist speaker.
So that when they’re finished being coddled with hot chocolate, coloring, Play-Doh, and their therapy animals, they can be segregated by race to celebrate their accomplishments!
Is this an annual rollout?
Are the Hispanics next year and Asians the year after?
What about the mixed kids?
Do they identify as one or the other, go to both, or is their separate Graduation Ceremony planned for 2020?
Will the Polynesians get their own ceremony?
Or are they too much of a minority to justify it?
Wouldn’t Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. be so very proud of this?
For all the talk about ‘racism’ and ‘winding the clock back’ — which side of the aisle is doing this crap?
It ain’t the folks on the Right.
An apology by the Media (D) to Attorney General Jeff Sessions for his alleged ‘racism’ is certainly in order.
But don’t hold your breath.