NYC’s Columbia University will be hosting segregated graduations thanks to a decision reversed by the Biden administration.
Columbia University will be hosting six segregated graduations separated by sex, race and income in an attempt at “multiculturalism.”
These events will apparently be in addition to the school-wide ceremonies. Columbia’s website claims that the segregated graduations will “provide a more intimate setting for students and guests to gather, incorporate meaningful cultural traditions and celebrate the specific contributions and achievements of their communities.”
— Larry Elder (@larryelder) March 12, 2021
The separate ceremonies reportedly include a “Native Graduation” for Native-American students, a “Lavender Graduation” for students who identify as LGBTQ, an “Asian Graduation,” a “FLI Graduation” for “first-generation and/or low-income community” members, a “Latinx Graduation,” and a “Black Graduation.”
These events and other racially segregated “affinity groups” are now allowed under the Biden administration. During his first few days in office, Biden’s Department of Education reversed a decision that found racially segregated groups to be a form of segregation.
Segregated ceremonies are yet another example of the left using identity politics to pit various groups against each other. They are regressing to the days of segregation, going against everything that civil rights leaders fought so hard to accomplish.
This overall liberal idea of “divide and conquer” is deplorable and will likely make racial tensions worse.