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College Offers ‘Cultural Dogs’ And ‘American Whiteness’ Classes

An Iowa college is set to offer classes on “American Whiteness” and “Dogs, Identities, & Culture,” according to its fall 2017 course catalog. Feminist ethnographer and professor Karla Erickson will teach “American Whiteness,” aimed at examining “whiteness as a specific racial formation with a distinct history, proactive and defensive politics, and institutional and personal investments,” according to the course catalog.…

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College Holds Class Only White People Can Attend To Learn How To Stop Being Racist

Loyola University Chicago is revamping a program that teaches white people how to rid themselves of their racism. Ramblers Analyzing Whiteness, the program, launched three years ago for students who identified as white and wanted to cure themselves of their “white privilege,” the College Fix reported Thursday. “The Committee members who lead the workshops are identified as…

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“Abolition Of Whiteness” Course Fulfills Political Science Requirement

Students at a public university in New York will have the chance to take a class called the “Abolition of Whiteness” in the fall, all while knocking out a political science requirement. Jennifer Gaboury, a women and gender studies professor, teaches “Abolition of Whiteness” at Hunter College. “‘POLSC 20474-01: Abolition of Whiteness’” can be taken…

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America’s Problem with Student Loans Is Much Bigger Than Anybody Realized

By Shaun Bradley The Department of Education recently released a memo admitting that repayment rates on student loans have been grossly exaggerated. Data from 99.8% of schools across the country has been manipulated to cover up growing problems with the $1.3 trillion in outstanding student loans. New calculations show that more than half of all…

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Cancer? Murdered? Not Even Death Will Help You Avoid Paying Back Student Loans

Student loans are incredibly difficult to discharge, even through bankruptcy, this is widely known. However in New Jersey, it appears as though student loans are still expected to be paid, even if someone gets cancer or even dies. This is something that Marcia DeOliveira-Longinetti learned when trying to close out a list of things to…

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