If defeat can be defined as having to embrace and celebrate the things one has always hated, then leftists recently suffered a major defeat at a supposedly Christian college in Indiana.
Apparently thinking she has achieved some kind of intellectual breakthrough, a white progressive English professor at Anderson University in Indiana recently defended segregation of the races at the school’s diversity and inclusion discussion sessions, according to reporting by DailyMail.com.
That is, actual, physical separation of students into sections of “White Students” and “Students of Color.”
Martin Luther King Jr., described segregation as “rationally inexplicable and morally unjustifiable” in a 1965 speech, but that has not stopped “woke” leftists at the school from creating their own, new Apartheid.
The school’s “Racial Equity Taskforce” recently set up the racially divided “listening groups,” claiming they would allow people to speak more freely.
Dazzled by her own intelligence and dismissing opposition to the separation as just being about “white people’s feelings,” professor Elizabeth Boltz Ranfield posted a TikTok video explaining that opposition to dividing the races is hypocritical: White people create their own “white spaces” but don’t like it when nonwhites have their own groups.
In a familiar liberal ploy, Ranfield characterized segregation of the discussion sessions as a corrective measure.
“If people of color begin to organize and create spaces that are for them, white people, we get all, ‘Well, isn’t that segregation,'” she said as if speaking for every other white human being on the planet.
She said that whites become offended when they’re kept out. ‘”Aren’t you trying to divide us?”,’ she says in the video, adopting what she seems to see as a stereotypical white mindset. “‘Why aren’t I allowed to go there?'”
“Then you end up with these protests over segregation that are really about white people’s feelings of getting, one, excluded from a space and, two, worrying that people are going to say mean things about them in that space and they’re not going to get to defend themselves.
“The reason why we shouldn’t be in those spaces in the first place because we turn it into our feelings of defensiveness,” she explained.