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Why race and ethnicity courses should be required

Rina Cakrani, Columnist

November 14, 2019

All first-years at Whitman are required to take Encounters and meet distribution requirements, but considering the current society we are part of, I believe that all students should also be required to take a race and privilege class at some point during their college career. All students should tak...

Q&A with Saladdin Ahmed

Q&A with Saladdin Ahmed

Benjamin Kunz, Staff Writer

September 12, 2017

Dr. Saladdin Ahmed is an O'Donell Visiting Professor from Canada. Last April he was brought to Whitman for a two-week course called "Unpacking Racism." This year he is teaching a politics class on Totalitarianism as well as Intro to Race and Ethnic Studies.

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