Some grumble that race gives certain college applicants an unfair advantage. The Chronicle of Higher Education explores structural inequalities at prestigious Ivy League schools.
How should a campus respond when there is a racial incident? Ole Miss, given their history, is choosing to confront the incident directly. This brings up many related questions for me, including: 1) how much have things changed?, 2) what is the role of social media in racist incidents and comments; and 3) how can you teach students about privilege, race, conflict, and history in today’s world in a way that increases understanding and builds bridges.
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- The uneasiness of being Ole Miss (the78roadwarriors.com)