Ignorant Bigots Running Universities Now

The spread of bigoted racism and displays of abysmal ignorance at what are supposed to be centers of learning in the United States and Britain is saddening and appears to be out of control.  In recent days, displays of that inverted racism and bigotry, including outbreaks of anti-Semitism and animosity toward the memory of Cecil Rhodes, the wealthy mining magnate who initiated Rhodes Scholarships, have been exhibited at Oxford University and Oberlin College.  Now the bigotry is being inflated in nonsensical fashion again at Oxford, joined by absurd protestors from Royal Holloway College*, London in March madness. A group at Oxford called Rhodes Must Fall (RMF), stemming from the original group at the University of Cape Town (UCT), is organizing that march.  The RMF campaign began on March 9, 2015, when a student at UCT threw human feces at the statue of Cecil Rhodes.  This was followed by demonstrations and demands that the statue be removed.  After the...(Read Full Article)

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