The Best Debate in the Universe - Should students be allowed to choose to live with poc or is it discrimination?
Monday August 15th 2016
Is it discrimination if students ask for only non-white roommates, or should it be allowed? Or maybe it's discrimination and it should still be allowed. A student from Claremont Colleges in California recently did just that, looking to create a "safe space" inside her home:
I debate the merits of this claim with this week's guest, director of marketing from Full Moon Entertainment, and alternate-lifestyle evangelist, Wry:
Full Moon Entertainment, if you'll recall, is the company behind my masterpiece film debut, Ooga Booga.
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I received a metric shit-ton of voicemail at the top of the show, thanks in no small part to Rucka's various shenanigans about minutes that are allegedly Armenian. Though there's a silver lining: we're receiving a lot more calls from Sean's old Italian in-laws.
The voicemail number is: 1-562-58-I-RULE (1-562-584-7853).
Washington Post - Debate flares after black college students seek a non-white roommate
Nolo.com - Federal Fair Housing act of 1968
Daily Mail - College denounces black students non-white roommate request
NY Daily News - Uproar at Claremont Colleges (video)
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