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University of Pennsylvania Condemns Law Professor Amy Wax for Racist Comments, Does Not Fire Her

Amy Wax, a Robert Mundheim Professor of Law at the University of Pennsylvania, is on a bona fide paid vacation following condemnation of her “repugnant” racist views. Wax spoke at a “National Conservatism” conference this month suggesting the country would be “better off with more whites and fewer nonwhites,” saying…

Archived: Report on Racism in Philly Suburb School District Causes White Officials to Get Defensive

After a report was released detailing racist incidents in the Haverford, Pa., school district and town, leadership in one of the most affluent regions in the country, with a predominantly white population, decided that diversity is not a priority. Maureen Reusche, the superintendent of the Haverford Township school district said…

Archived: President of UPenn Joins Protesters

Amy Gutmann, whose father escaped Nazi Germany, participated in a faculty solidarity march after racist texts were sent to Black students. By Sheryl Estrada Amy Gutmann, president of the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia, the alma mater of President-elect Donald Trump, participated in a faculty-organized solidaritymarchagainst discriminationWednesdaynight on campus. Last…

Archived: Be Careful: 'Ni**er Lynching' Texts Sent to Black Freshman Uncover Backdoor to Private Information

A University of Oklahoma student involved in messages sent from “Daddy Trump” obtained contact info from a private University of Pennsylvania Facebook group. By Sheryl Estrada Twitter The FBI is investigating hate messages University of Pennsylvania Black freshmen received via a cell phone text messaging app, GroupMe, under the group…