The anti-Semitism, on the rise since Trump was elected, continues.
Elizabeth Midlarsky, a Jewish professor who teaches and researches the Holocaust at Columbia Teachers College, experienced first-hand the resurgence of anti-Semitic crimes across the country since President Trump took office.
"From the outset, slavery was intertwined with the life of the college," writes a Columbia University history professor.
Columbia becomes the first school to do so, though its holdings represent a fraction of a percent of these companies' values.
Columbia University's board of trustees voted this week to divest of its investments in private prison companies — and became the first university to do so — following a nearly year-and-a-half long student campaign calling on the school to separate itself from the controversial industry.