Monday, January 7, 2019

Using ‘anti-racism’ to avoid teaching students proper English

January 6, 2019 By Thomas Lifson

It’s almost as if some universities are trying to convince parents that it’s not worth spending more than a quarter of a million dollars on a degree. If you don’t learn how to write standard English and go from campus out on the job market, you will find your career opportunities limited. If not right away, then later on.

But the racial frenzy gripping higher education seems to insist that any standard that minorities have disproportionate difficulty meeting must be discarded. Even if it sabotages those students’ chances of future success.  Jeremiah Poff of The College Fix explains:.........

Jason Riley wrote a wonderful book that ought to be required reading for all academics (and for conservatives, it is highly worthwhile, too):

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My Take -  I bought and read the book in 2014, and I remember the year because I did a short review for Amazon. I recommend the purchase, enjoy!

This book gives proof to so many lies perpetrated by the left regarding race. The author does an excellent job outlining the issues, then presents the historical evidence of the consequences of leftist programs, supposedly designed to help minorities. He follows this procedure with each issue and then asks over and over again - is the black community really benefiting from these programs. He clearly shows the correct answer is - No! And race hustling is now a big business.

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