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    A group of 'colored' English majors from Yale want to change the curriculum by not be required to read works by English poets such as Shakespeare, John Milton and T.S. Eliot.

    Okay, humor me. Who can replace them? Most poets and writers of that era were white men.

    If you ask me...Yale is creating an environment that is hostile to learning.
    "Stand for the flag ~ Kneel for the fallen"

    "A wise man can learn more from a foolish question than a fool can learn from a wise answer." ~ Bruce Lee

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    Hip hop "artists" and rappers no doubt...

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      Trying hard to be the Man, that my Dog believes I am!

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      • #4
        Methinks they protesteth too much..

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        • #5
          Originally posted by Skoblin View Post
          Methinks they protesteth too much..
          Well thunketh...
          ALL LIVES SPLATTER!

          BLACK JEEPS MATTER!

          BLACK MOTORCYCLES MATTER!

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            Welcome to the University of Bizarro World!

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            • #7
              Originally posted by Persephone View Post
              A group of 'colored' English majors from Yale want to change the curriculum by not be required to read works by English poets such as Shakespeare, John Milton and T.S. Eliot.

              Okay, humor me. Who can replace them? Most poets and writers of that era were white men.

              If you ask me...Yale is creating an environment that is hostile to learning.
              In other words they want a bird class!
              Give me a fast ship and the wind at my back for I intend to sail in harms way! (John Paul Jones)

              Initiated Chief Petty Officer
              Hard core! Old School! Deal with it!

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              • #8
                Originally posted by Trung Si View Post
                +1

                Self righteous children. Just tell them to grow up.
                Human beings are the only creatures on Earth that claim a god and the only living thing that behaves like it hasn't got one - Hunter S. Thompson

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                • #9
                  They wont graduate anyway....

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                  • #10
                    Whats with all these black student protest groups?

                    5 of them got them selfs expelled in south Africa.
                    you think you a real "bleep" solders you "bleep" plastic solders don't wory i will make you in to real "bleep" solders!! "bleep" plastic solders

                    CPO Mzinyati

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                    • #11
                      You should have expelled them to Zimbabwe so they could advise the President there on policy.

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                      Have you been struck by the jawbone of an ASS lately?

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                      • #12
                        Originally posted by SmackUm View Post
                        Welcome to the University of Bizarro World!
                        I used to use "Twilight Zone" to describe such things. But it's definitely graduated to "Bizarro World"
                        ALL LIVES SPLATTER!

                        BLACK JEEPS MATTER!

                        BLACK MOTORCYCLES MATTER!

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                        • #13
                          Originally posted by Persephone View Post
                          A group of 'colored' English majors from Yale want to change the curriculum by not be required to read works by English poets such as Shakespeare, John Milton and T.S. Eliot.

                          Okay, humor me. Who can replace them? Most poets and writers of that era were white men.

                          If you ask me...Yale is creating an environment that is hostile to learning.
                          I tried reading John Milton and T.S Eliot and came up short, so I do understand if they want to change it. The thing is, what curriculum is this? If it's about English literature and poetry then perhaps they would be better served studying something else...
                          Wisdom is personal

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                            Seems like a ploy to get a new course created that would serve their purpose.
                            ALL LIVES SPLATTER!

                            BLACK JEEPS MATTER!

                            BLACK MOTORCYCLES MATTER!

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                            • #15
                              Tell 'em to "do an Obama" - go for a worthless degree in Community Activism with a minor in Black Studies. Good for working in the inner city ghettos.

                              Quis Custodiet Ipsos Custodes? Who is watching the watchers?

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