|"Because Paris was attacked by terrorists, American college students have no right to complain about racism! ("Sizzling Hot Takes," ThisModernWorld.com/Tom Tomorrow)|
|Student demonstrators protest racism at Michigan University, Nov. 11, 2015 (AP).|
|I have lots of US fans (newsbusters.org)|
(Nov. 15, 2015) The potential conflict between the protection of civil rights and the constitution's First Amendment guarantees was on display at the U of Missouri in Columbia last week when students, supported by the college football team, forced the resignation of system president Tim Wolfe over racial incidents and other problems on campus that he failed to take seriously enough.
|Tadolf Swifler and white fan (DM)|
|We hate those "people of color" (POC) and their dirty, filthy germs on our native land.|
"People wrongly believe they have a right not to be offended. That is not only faulty, but we as educators have a duty to be offensive in the sense of forcing people to rethink their fundamental assumptions," said New York Law School Professor Nadine Strossen, the former president of the American Civil Liberties Union. "Diversity is cited as this mantra, yet we are killing ideological diversity, which is just as important."
|We have one black, so we're not racist. And one female, so we're not sexist. Vote Republican.|
|Racist white privilege (jensorensen.com)|
"It doesn't make sense to me if you are invoking free speech as a way to say things that further marginalize students on college campuses if they are critical of what you are saying.
You are trying to devalue their words and their free speech," said Taylor Lemmons, a student at Claremont McKenna College in California. The dean of students there resigned last week after writing an email pledging to do more for minority students who "don't fit our CMC mold." The email followed previous efforts by black and Hispanic students to voice concerns about the racial climate on campus and was viewed by some students as a sign their suggestions were falling on deaf ears, Lemmons said.
|"1839 was built on my b(l)ack."|
A University of Colorado, Boulder sociology professor was suspended, but then cleared, after student complaints about a course on deviant behavior that featured teaching assistants dressed up as sex workers. The professor had used the role playing device for a lecture on prostitution, but administrators initially said it created a hostile environment for students.
Father of 9-year-old murdered in Chicago speaks out
Ummm this is even worse, more "Creep or Keep"
L.A. workers seek to raise minimum wage to $15
- Civilians seek justice in Missouri police killing of citizen
- U.S.-China rivalry spotlighted in Philippines summit
- Black students around US complain of casual, everyday racism BOSTON, Mass. (AP) It's not always the slurs and the other out-and-out acts of racism. It's the casual, everyday slights and insensitivities.
- Black administrator named Mo. System's interim head
- Missouri enlists former protester to lead university system COLUMBIA - Healing a campus riven by student protests over race relations and recent online terror threats isn't just a mandate for interim Univ. of Missouri system president Mike Middleton. It's also deeply embedded in his history.
|An arrest raid seeking a stabbing suspect by Israeli forces, one disguised as a pregnant Muslim woman, and others disguised in fake beards in Hebron on Thursday, Nov. 12, 2015 (Al-Ahli Hospital via AP).|
|My very scientific chart says, kaboom! (AP)|
|"Netanyahu does not speak for me" (Reuters)|
The pre-dawn raid in the volatile West Bank city of Hebron, outraged Palestinians and drew accusations that Israel had improperly used force in a building that should be immune, or at least insulated, from military operations.
Police state: Minneapolis police murder citizen, crackdown on protesters complaining about the injustice