Race on Purdue's Campus: Equal Education?

So this article from the Exponent ties in with our discussions this week in a very unfortunate way. This is the second act of hate speech committed in the Krannert School of Management this year. The last incident took place in the spring, when a portrait of a noted African-American Purdue alum and retired professor hanging in Krannert was defaced with the same word.

Read the full article here: “Racist Writing Sparks Talk by Student Leaders on Campus.”

Which raises the question: can equal education exist when some students are intimidated and/or slandered, acts which create a climate of tension and fear absolutely not conducive to learning?

 

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