The following excerpt is from an article that originally appeared on Joe For America
“Self-identity” is the new thing these days. Whatever you believe you are, you are, whether it be gender, race, or even if you identify as a hippo!
Yes, there are really people who self-identify as hippos. We will get to that later. First, Brown University.
Now, this major university is allowing entering students to pick their race. What happened to Cultural Appropriation? That must be passé!
Andrew Johnson explains so well at The College Fix that I will just let him tell the Brown University story:
Brown University is implementing a change to its graduate school application that will allow applicants to “self-identify” as persons of color. Multiple efforts by The College Fix to clarify the details of this change were ignored by campus officials.
The policy comes as a result of complaints made by graduate students on the Graduate School Advisory Board that international and Asian American students arepost was originally published on this site