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Wax, University of Pennsylvania, sabbatical

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…

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…

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…