The State University of New York at Buffalo (UB) is planning to hold segregated “listening sessions” Wednesday following the outcome of Tuesday’s election.
The sessions, the school advertised on its Instagram story, will divide students into two groups between the “People of Color Affinity Group” and “White Affinity Group.”
Therese Purcell, who chairs the school’s conservative group, Young Americans for Freedom, on campus told the Young America’s Foundation (YAF) which first reported on UB’s training, she was appalled at the university’s enhanced segregation.
“I am disturbed to see my school’s segregating students based on race,” Purcell told YAF’s New Guard blog. “I believe open dialogue about issues is essential — unity is not achieved by dividing students by the color of their skin.”
The upcoming listening sessions mark just the latest episode of higher education campuses implementing a new era of 21st century segregation in the name of social justice reversing decades of progress over civil rights.
“This is another example of a disturbing trend that YAF has uncovered — universities nationwide are segregating students by the color of their skin, all in the name of ‘inclusion’ and ‘diversity,’” Kara Zupkus, an assistant editor of YAF campus news told The Federalist. “Similarly to the University of Kentucky and UC Davis, schools are putting a greater emphasis on physical characteristics rather than a person’s character and intellectual curiosity. It is shameful and these schools will be held accountable.”
The University at Buffalo did not immediately respond to The Federalist’s request for comment.