Ethnic Studies Courses Break Down Barriers and Benefit Everyone—So Why the Resistance?
As cities incorporate curricula that deconstruct stereotypes and negative assumptions about race, advocates say everyone wins. Others argue they just promote resentment.
Students raise their fists in solidarity with four students on a hunger strike to defend the funding of the San Francisco State University of Ethnic Studies. Photo by Melissa Minton / Flickr.
“America is a melting pot, so we shouldn’t have to ignore the other ingredients.”
Why the need for ethnic studies courses?
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