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Editorial: Racism in humanities isn’t the problem

Elliot Hall was built as Reed College's  Arts and Sciences building in 1912. (Photo via Wikimedia Commons)

By The Pitt News Editorial Board

September 11, 2017

Race relations in the United States are rapidly returning to the foreground of the public’s consciousness. It seems nowhere is immune from the rising tensions — not even the study of classical antiquity. At Reed College in Portland, Oregon, student protesters are at the center of a controversy dealing with...

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