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Americorps Tells White Students to Wear White Armbands as Reminder of White Privilege

Posted By Daniel Greenfield On March 11, 2013 @ 9:50 pm In The Point | 24 Comments


I assume that the Yellow Stars are coming next [2].

The Wisconsin Department [3]of Public Instruction runs several programs that heavily emphasize racial issues in public schools.

Some feel that one of those programs – an Americorps operation called VISTA (Volunteers in Service to America) – may go a bit overboard by encouraging white students to wear a white wristband “as a reminder about your (white) privilege.”

The webpage also offers a series of suggestions for high schools students to become more racially sensitive. They include:

Wear a white wristband as a reminder about your privilege, and as a personal commitment to explain why you wear the wristband.

I assume that this lovely exercise concludes with the expected privilege ritual suicide?

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[2] that the Yellow Stars are coming next: http://weaselzippers.us/2013/03/11/wisconsin-education-officials-want-students-to-wear-white-privilege-wristbands/

[3] The Wisconsin Department : http://eagnews.org/wisconsin-education-officials-want-students-to-wear-white-privilege-wristbands/

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