[Ed. – This could be on the level. Something tells me it may be one of the best scams going, though. At this point, is there anyone on the faculty or university admin staff rational enough to really know?]
Students who “self identify as White” at Loyola University Chicago can apply to join a safe space to learn about white privilege, institutional racism, and internalized racism.
RAW, also known as Ramblers Analyzing Whiteness, is a small, closed group at LUC for white people to “engage in dialogue about their own racial identity” and “critically reflect on…their actions.”
“R.A.W. is an affinity group for White students who have passion for ending racism, who have anger and confusion about institutional racism, who have guilt and hope about internalized racism, and who have questions about race that they are afraid to ask,” the group description reads.
Members of the group, who are chosen through an application process, participate in six two-hour sessions on safe spaces, white privilege, cycles of oppression, and bystander intervention. …
[I]f students are unsure if they qualify as “White,” they can…email one of the RAW guides to confirm.