University cuts ties to ‘Unmasking Whiteness’ conference

University cuts ties to ‘Unmasking Whiteness’ conference

[Ed. – Although not because it’s idiotic.  It’s because it’s only for “white people,” and the university doesn’t do that sort of thing.  As long as idiocy is open to everyone, UCCS will give you credit for it.]

University of Colorado-Colorado Springs (UCCS) officials have announced that the school has ended its affiliation with the upcoming “Unmasking Whiteness” conference.

As reported by Campus Reform last week, the North Hollywood, California-based “Unmasking Whiteness” conference in July will be only open to “self-identifying white people” and plans to explore such issues as “the meaning of whiteness” and “how to resolve guilt and shame.” …

Unmasking Whiteness” was just one conference that students in the certificate program could attend for credit, along with courses such as “Social Justice Health” and “Religion and Social Justice.”

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Attendance at the White Privilege Conference can also yield credit from UCCS, though that opportunity likely evaded scrutiny from UCCS officials since both white students and non-white allies can attend.

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