California: College board of trustees dumps Pledge of Allegiance over ‘white nationalism’

California: College board of trustees dumps Pledge of Allegiance over ‘white nationalism’
File: City Council of Monrovia CA recites pledge of allegiance led by local schoolgirl. City Council of Monrovia, YouTube

[Ed. – Hmm. Selective, special-pleading concern? Planned Parenthood has a history steeped in racism, and radical “environmentalism” and vegan advocacy were embraced by the German Nazis, but Mr. Miller is probably willing to overlook that.]

The Santa Barbara City College Board of Trustees President says the Pledge of Allegiance to the American flag is “steeped in expressions of nativism and white nationalism.”

In emails obtained exclusively by Campus Reform, the president of the SBCC Board of Trustees, Robert Miller, stated that he decided to “discontinue use of the Pledge of Allegiance” at board meetings because of its history. …

“I decided to discontinue use of the Pledge of Allegiance for reasons related to its history and symbolism,” Miller said in an email to Celeste Barber, a former adjunct instructor at SBCC. “I have discovered that the Pledge of Allegiance has a history steeped in expressions of nativism and white nationalism.”

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