We The People

We The People

Thursday, June 1, 2017

The Campus Mob Came for Me—and You, Professor, Could Be Next - WSJ

The Campus Mob Came for Me—and You, Professor, Could Be Next - WSJ:

Image result for Segregation Symbols"Day of Absence is a tradition at Evergreen. In previous years students and faculty of color organized a day on which they met off campus—a symbolic act based on the Douglas Turner Ward play in which all the black residents of a Southern town fail to show up one morning. This year, however, the formula was reversed. “White students, staff and faculty will be invited to leave the campus for the day’s activities,” the student newspaper reported, adding that the decision was reached after people of color “voiced concern over feeling as if they are unwelcome on campus, following the 2016 election.”"