Can anyone else remember when segregation was considered a bad thing, something that encouraged racial discrimination and un equal education, opportunities, jobs and facilities? “Separate but equal” has long been the battle cry of bigots. It still is.
Columbia University is set to offer six different graduation ceremonies segregated by race, sexuality, and income level in a move curiously touted by the Ivy League school as “multicultural” — a term usually describing the mixture of many cultural or ethnic groups within a given community. POLL: What scares you the most? Details about the virtual ceremonies were shared in an announcement on the prestigious New York university’s website. The ceremonies, which will be hosted in addition to a main university-wide ceremony, are available to seniors in Columbia College, Columbia Engineering, General Studies, and Barnard College, the university’s all-women sister college.Columbia University to offer 6 graduation ceremonies segregated by race, sexuality, income level – TheBlaze