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Dartmouth Students Claim Racial Oppression, Threaten ‘Physical Action’
College Fix ^ | 2/24/2014

Posted on 02/27/2014 5:08:33 PM PST by Altura Ct.

A group of disgruntled students at Dartmouth College sent an 8-page protest letter to leaders of the Ivy League institution Monday calling for reparations for what they claim is the school’s oppressive and racist atmosphere – and threatened “physical action” if their demands are not met.

The list of demands, written by “concerned Asian, Black, Latin@, Native, Undocumented, Queer, and Differently-Abled students,” include:

• Racial enrollment quotas for Black and Latino students to “at least 10 percent each”

• “Ensure that 47 percent of post-doctoral students are people of color”

• “Ban the use of ‘illegal aliens, illegal immigrants, wetback’ and any racially charged term”

• Mandate cultural competency and sensitivity training for professors

• “Ask staff/faculty to use students’ and employees’ preferred gender pronouns”

• Enroll more students in the country illegally (undocumented students); and provide them free legal assistance and financial aid

• Convert ethnic studies programs into full-fledged departments

• Incorporate into each department at least one queer studies class

• Increase the interdisciplinary academic focus on sexualities

• Enact curricular changes to force students to study social justice and marginalization in depth

• Provide gender-neutral bathrooms in every building on campus

• “Create a policy with serious consequences against hate speech/crimes”

• Create a policy penalizing and discriminating against students who use the Indian mascot

• Require school’s conservative paper give up “Dartmouth” name if they use term “Indian”

Enacting these changes and the many others listed on the lengthy demand letter, its authors stated, will “eradicate systems of oppression as they affect marginalized communities on this campus.”

“These systems–which include racism, classism, sexism, heterosexism, and ableism—are deployed at Dartmouth and beyond as forms of institutional violence,” the letter states. “We demand that Dartmouth challenge these systems by redistributing power and resources in a way that is radically equitable.”

The unnamed students go on to assert that by March 24 – the first day of spring term – Dartmouth administrators must publicly respond to each item raised in the letter with “its exact commitment to each one of its demands” and that reparations that require funds “have a monetary commitment in the 2014-2015 fiscal budget.”

“If the Dartmouth administration does not respond by the indicated time, those who believe in freedom will be forced to physical action,” the letter states. “As mentioned before, this proposal is not about interpersonal interactions, but about restoring justice in an institution beset with a history of discriminatory and oppressive practices.”

The letter does not specify what “physical action” will be taken.

The students called their reparations a “freedom budget,” and CC’d a copy of their letter to every student at Dartmouth College.


TOPICS: Constitution/Conservatism; Crime/Corruption; Culture/Society; US: New Hampshire
KEYWORDS: blackkk; dartmouthcollege; hanover; homosexualagenda; newhampshire

1 posted on 02/27/2014 5:08:33 PM PST by Altura Ct.
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To: Altura Ct.

THROW THEM OUT OF COLLEGE!!!

And give the slots —paid for—to Legal Immigrants!


2 posted on 02/27/2014 5:10:23 PM PST by Recovering Ex-hippie
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To: Altura Ct.

HAHAHAHA, I hope they win. Bring the whole dam circus down to the ground! Libtards feeding on libtards.


3 posted on 02/27/2014 5:10:49 PM PST by SgtHooper (If at first you don't succeed, skydiving is not for you.)
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To: SgtHooper

The school will cave just like they did at the University of Michigan a month or so back.


4 posted on 02/27/2014 5:12:08 PM PST by cripplecreek (REMEMBER THE RIVER RAISIN!)
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To: Altura Ct.
“If the Dartmouth administration does not respond by the indicated time, those who believe in freedom will be forced to physical action,” the letter states.

I believe that's called extortion, and in most states it's against the law.

5 posted on 02/27/2014 5:13:52 PM PST by cincinnati65
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To: Altura Ct.

If they win, I’m declaring myself an American Indian based on my high cheekbones


6 posted on 02/27/2014 5:14:04 PM PST by AppyPappy
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To: Altura Ct.

Ungrateful, ignorant, racist shits. The intended effect of the “everyone gets a trophy” school of parenting. This is what they remind me of:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wild_in_the_Streets


7 posted on 02/27/2014 5:15:00 PM PST by Captainpaintball
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To: Altura Ct.

“concerned Asian, Black, Latin@, Native, Undocumented, Queer, and Differently-Abled students”

They exclude bowlegged Gypsies? This kind of discrimination should get this bigoted group kicked off campus.


8 posted on 02/27/2014 5:16:53 PM PST by SharpRightTurn (White, black, and red all over--America's affirmative action, metrosexual president.)
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To: Altura Ct.

What the hell is ableism?


9 posted on 02/27/2014 5:17:06 PM PST by JGT
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To: Altura Ct.

A serious spanking is in order.


10 posted on 02/27/2014 5:17:48 PM PST by tomkat (3%+1)
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To: Altura Ct.

Demographics of the United States

Race Number Percentage
White 223,553,265 72.4 %

African American 38,929,319 12.6 %


11 posted on 02/27/2014 5:18:42 PM PST by 2ndDivisionVet (I will raise $2M for Sarah Palin's next run, what will you do?)
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To: Altura Ct.
“Ensure that 47 percent of post-doctoral students are people of color”

Hehe. I'll not read anything into that number.
12 posted on 02/27/2014 5:22:19 PM PST by andyk (I have sworn...eternal hostility against every form of tyranny over the mind of man.)
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To: Recovering Ex-hippie
THROW THEM OUT OF COLLEGE

No, no, no...pop the popcorn and enjoy the show. Dartmouth is a POS leftist institution. They deserve a taste of their own medicine.

13 posted on 02/27/2014 5:23:15 PM PST by Extremely Extreme Extremist (15 years of FReeping! Congratulations EEE!!)
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To: Altura Ct.

Bottom line we dont need no school give us dat piece a paper and we will leave


14 posted on 02/27/2014 5:23:21 PM PST by ronnie raygun (zippy the a##clown sez..............................)
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To: Altura Ct.

No particular dog in this hunt. May the winner inherit the burned down husk of the university.

15 posted on 02/27/2014 5:28:49 PM PST by Vince Ferrer
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To: AppyPappy

Did you see where they studied the DNA from American Indians and found they came through Siberia, but were originally from Germany? That’s right, they are European.


16 posted on 02/27/2014 5:29:22 PM PST by blueunicorn6 ("A crack shot and a good dancer")
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To: Altura Ct.
“Ensure that 47 percent of post-doctoral students are people of color”

I guess that means albinos get 53 percent.

17 posted on 02/27/2014 5:38:08 PM PST by Colonel Kangaroo
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To: Colonel Kangaroo

Nothing like a few good threats to get your way, particularly if your a minority. Talk about racists in reverse.


18 posted on 02/27/2014 5:42:11 PM PST by DaveA37
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To: SgtHooper

I’m with you, the more the better. These universities deserve this.


19 posted on 02/27/2014 5:45:19 PM PST by MCF
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To: Progov

“men of Dartmouth set a watch,
lest the old traditions fail,
stand as brother stands by brother,
dare a deed for the old mother.”


20 posted on 02/27/2014 5:47:30 PM PST by tanstaafl44 (GDTA)
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To: SgtHooper

HA....you’re right....sucks to be a Lefty school....you get attacked by Lefty commies! Enjoy it, suckers!


21 posted on 02/27/2014 5:59:29 PM PST by goodnesswins (R.I.P. Doherty, Smith, Stevens, Woods.)
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To: andyk

“Ensure that 47 percent of post-doctoral students are people of color”

Hehe. I’ll not read anything into that number
= = = = = = = = = = = = = = =
Oh Yeah....Good catch....

I wonder if they can muster up 47% of the graduates to stay in Hanover NH for another 3 or 4 winters?

But they did include the Asians but they are probably already 45% (dependent on the ratio).
OR they will have to throw some of the Asians out to get down to 47%....

I don’t really think the ‘organizers’ have thought this out. So, what else is new?????

But at least (seeing as it fits) they are including Asians as ‘people of color’


22 posted on 02/27/2014 5:59:49 PM PST by xrmusn (6/98 --When you have them by the short hairs, the minds and hearts soon follow.)
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To: Altura Ct.

I’d tell them that my response to threats is the same as always. “Go F Yourselves.”


23 posted on 02/27/2014 6:03:10 PM PST by Darren McCarty (Abortion - legalized murder for convenience)
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To: Altura Ct.
"Ensure that 47 percent of post-doctoral students are people of color "

Right on! Tomorrow we be America's new PhDs in mafematics.

24 posted on 02/27/2014 6:12:19 PM PST by LibWhacker
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To: Altura Ct.

“Incorporate into each department at least one queer studies class”

How do you do queer math?


25 posted on 02/27/2014 6:13:26 PM PST by Boogieman
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To: cincinnati65
I believe that's called extortion, and in most states it's against the law.

It would be hilarious if the administration arranged a meeting to discuss the demands with the protesters. Get the protesters to admit that the letter was theirs. After that is done, then the university president could announce "that person is the corner is agent so-and-so of the FBI (or state bureau of investigation, as appropriate) who is here to arrest you on the charge of extortion. This isn't your biggest concern right now but you're also expelled. That concludes our meeting."

Of course, this would never happen but it would be great if it did.

26 posted on 02/27/2014 6:19:10 PM PST by CommerceComet (Ignore the GOP-e. Cruz to victory in 2016.)
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To: Altura Ct.

Expel them for inciting violence.

Problem solved.


27 posted on 02/27/2014 6:26:11 PM PST by struggle
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To: Altura Ct.

Dear Malcontents, EAT SH*T!


28 posted on 02/27/2014 6:40:50 PM PST by Doc Savage ("I've shot people I like a lot more,...for a lot less!" Raylan Givins)
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To: Altura Ct.
Dartmouth is an Ivy League whorehouse and fully capable of adopting the supine position for the Left, just as Columbia did many years ago.

Some people are proud of the fact that they haven't learned a thing in forty years.

29 posted on 02/27/2014 6:47:13 PM PST by hinckley buzzard
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To: Altura Ct.

“If the Dartmouth administration does not respond by the indicated time, those who believe in freedom will be forced to physical action,”

Kick them out of the school and arrest these racists.


30 posted on 02/27/2014 6:59:32 PM PST by Finalmente
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Demographics is destiny.


31 posted on 02/27/2014 6:59:32 PM PST by Finalmente
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To: JGT
Ableism is seen as discriminating against those who are disabled - whether physically, mentally, or emotionally. (AKA another perceived victim group.)

For instance, those who aren't on meds, or forced to use elevators, etc. - and discriminating against it - is ableism.

Rather foolish, really. (Where calling someone wheels might have been a fun joke is now considered ableism. (Or using the words retard or dummy.

32 posted on 02/27/2014 7:00:40 PM PST by Maigrey (Life, for a liberal, is one never-ending game of Calvinball. - giotto)
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To: Altura Ct.

don’t like the rules, you can hit the bricks.

the university didn’t get to where it is with people like this steering the ship


33 posted on 02/27/2014 7:08:13 PM PST by sten (fighting tyranny never goes out of style)
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To: Altura Ct.

I have reached the point where I think a little “physical action” to put these imbeciles in their place is in order.


34 posted on 02/27/2014 7:08:59 PM PST by PAR
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To: AdmSmith; AnonymousConservative; Berosus; bigheadfred; Bockscar; cardinal4; ColdOne; ...

We need a quota system in education in order to— wait, we tried that.

Time to re-establish education as he goal of higher, uh, education.


35 posted on 02/27/2014 7:09:16 PM PST by SunkenCiv (http://www.freerepublic.com/~mestamachine/)
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To: sten

These kids have too much time on their hands. I wonder how many of them are getting a free ride.


36 posted on 02/27/2014 7:12:54 PM PST by ladyjane
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To: ladyjane

all the complainers


37 posted on 02/27/2014 7:18:20 PM PST by sten (fighting tyranny never goes out of style)
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To: Altura Ct.

The letter is Exhibit A of their premeditation to commit crimes.


38 posted on 02/27/2014 7:21:03 PM PST by Two Kids' Dad
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To: Altura Ct.
Ask staff/faculty to use students’ and employees’ preferred gender pronouns”

With the ever-expanding list of genders, this defeats the purpose of pronouns.

39 posted on 02/27/2014 7:22:12 PM PST by Half Vast Conspiracy (Proportionally, Ft. Hood is to Ft. Worth as Washington Navy Yard is to Arlington, VA.)
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To: Boogieman
How do you do queer math?
1 in the same = Rainbow
40 posted on 02/27/2014 7:33:03 PM PST by Half Vast Conspiracy (The bill was the subject of a truly awe-inspiring tsunami of poorly informed indignation. Rich Lowry)
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To: Maigrey

Some years ago I was a graduate student at the University of Arizona. Several student groups were demanding protection and an end to harassment of a new group: the academically disinclined.


41 posted on 02/27/2014 8:03:55 PM PST by Maine Mariner
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To: blueunicorn6

That explains the stoicism ;)


42 posted on 02/27/2014 8:56:37 PM PST by GOP Poet
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To: Altura Ct.

Awesome! I hope there’s terrible violence and suffering that results from all this. Seriously, the more the better. Let the liberals reveal themselves.


43 posted on 02/27/2014 8:57:24 PM PST by vladimir998
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To: Altura Ct.

Dartmouth is cold and NH is very white. What “minority” student would want to freeze up there?


44 posted on 02/27/2014 9:20:28 PM PST by dennisw (The first principle is to find out who you are then you can achieve anything -- Buddhist monk)
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To: Altura Ct.

If memory serves, Dartmouth was founded to provide native Americans an opportunity for a university education Native Americans can still attend free
This seems like more of a cry for attention than a valid protest


45 posted on 02/28/2014 4:02:15 AM PST by Jimmy Valentine (DemocRATS - when they speak, they lie; when they are silent, they are stealing the American Dream)
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To: Altura Ct.
Ban the use of ‘illegal aliens, illegal immigrants...

Enroll more students in the country illegally...

So, it's OK to say they're illegal, but it's not OK to call them illegal. Yeah, that makes perfect sense.

46 posted on 02/28/2014 4:13:38 AM PST by Fresh Wind (The last remnants of the Old Republic have been swept away.)
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To: Extremely Extreme Extremist
THROW THEM OUT OF COLLEGE

No, no, no...pop the popcorn and enjoy the show. Dartmouth is a POS leftist institution. They deserve a taste of their own medicine.

In fifteen years when Dartmouth has the same reputation of many 'historically black colleges' (groups that 'over compromised their standards) these radicals will move on to a University that maintained high standards - and demand the right to receive a degree from THAT college. That said, like you I hope Dartmouth gives in to these demands and becomes marginal at best... they've earned their fate.

47 posted on 02/28/2014 4:41:11 AM PST by GOPJ ({David} "Gregory, usually as alert and twitchy as a squirrel, flat-lined." Richard Cohen NYT)
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To: Boogieman

Is that anything like Chinese arithmetic?


48 posted on 03/01/2014 4:31:51 AM PST by skepsel
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