Column:Ignorance is Bliss?
Published: Friday, May 4, 2012
Updated: Wednesday, February 13, 2013 15:02
Another standard exam question read:
A person of color cannot be racist; however, they can be prejudiced against white people.
My friend, always the little egalitarian, answered false. But the correct answer was, of course, true.
My friend had forgotten that “people of color” can’t be racist.
It’s a sad state of affairs here in Durham. Ignorance has triumphed at UNH under the façade of social justice.
Nick Mignanelli is a junior political science major and TNH’s resident conservative contrarian. He is the communications director of the NH College Republicans. Follow him on Twitter @nickmignanelli