I'm going to bundle up three stories here, and hypothesize that perhaps they represent a trend: America is edging its way back to segregation—led by blacks.
First story. Last week I mentioned the excellent website CampusReform.org, which does great work exposing the absurdities of Political Correctness in our colleges. Here's another one from them, dated January 30th. Headline: Segregated dorms for males "who identify as Black" coming to UConn .
UConn is the University of Connecticut, out in the sticks 20 miles east of Hartford. And yes, they are building a new residence hall just for blacks, in fact just for black men, in fact just for 43 black men.
Why? Explanation from Dr Erik Hines [Email him] faculty director for the project, who is himself black:
African American males graduate at a lower rate than their peers … It is a space for African American men to, one, come together and validate their experiences that they may have on campus. Number two, it's also a space where they can have conversation and also talk with individuals who come from the same background who share the same experience.
Boy, I'm confused. Isn't the whole rationale for Diversity and Affirmative Action that it's enriching to be around Read more >>