Former U.S. Director of Homeland Security Janet Napolitano reached peak notoriety in 2009 by insisting that terrorist attacks be referred to as “man-caused disasters.”
Now, as president of the University of California, Napolitano’s PC crusade continues undaunted:
UC profs are reportedly being told to avoid hurtful expressions such as this:
Amazing, though not surprising:
“America is the land of opportunity,” “There is only one race, the human race” and “I believe the most qualified person should get the job” are among a long list of alleged microaggressions faculty leaders of the University of California system have been instructed not to say.
These so-called microaggressions – considered examples of subconscious racism – were presented at faculty leader training sessions held throughout the 2014-15 school year at nine of the 10 UC campuses. The sessions, an initiative of UC President Janet Napolitano, aim to teach how to avoid offending students and peers, as well as how to hire a more diverse faculty.
College Fix reports the documents that were sent out earlier this year were recently brought to their attention by a UC professor.
Good question, as rhetorical as it may be.