The Pomona College senior class president has received little condemnation for reposting a vulgar, anti-Semitic Instagram story claiming Jewish people “hate brown [people]” and “worship” World War II. She also compared the war in Yemen to the Holocaust.
In 1983 the University of Nevada-Las Vegas replaced its Confederate mascot with a mountain man bearing a striking resemblance to Yosemite Sam. The cartoonish mustache and complete lack of Confederate garb, however, were not enough to save him from administrators, who last week removed a statue of the mascot following student complaints about its “racist roots.”
On Friday evening Johns Hopkins University (JHU) announced it will push back the creation of a private campus police force amid national unrest following the death of George Floyd in Minneapolis police custody.
A Louisiana State University assistant professor promised to keep an ongoing list of students who engage in “hate speech” and pledged to drop them from her classes.
The University of California Los Angeles has launched an inquiry into a teacher for reading aloud Martin Luther King’s “Letter from Birmingham Jail” because the civil rights document includes the n-word.
The University of Minnesota Twin Cities (UMN) announced it will end contracts with the Minneapolis Police Department following the death of George Floyd, sparking nationwide calls for colleges to cut ties with local law enforcement.