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Pomona College Students Say There’s No Such Thing as Truth, ‘Truth’ Is a Tool of White Supremacy

The following excerpt is from an article that originally appeared on Hit and Run Reason

Pomona College OfficialA coalition of marginalized students at Pomona College are demanding that the president of the Claremont Colleges (which include Pomona) take disciplinary action against student-journalists who write for The Claremont Independent, a conservative paper.

That’s not all. The students’ letter to the president also stridently rejects the very mission of a liberal arts college. The search for truth is little more than an attempt to silence marginalized people, in the view of these students. Accordingly, the campus administration must revise its commitment to free speech such that no one who espouses hateful views—as defined, in incredibly broad terms, by the offended parties themselves—is allowed to speak at Claremont.

“Free speech, a right many freedom movements have fought for, has recently become a tool appropriated by hegemonic institutions,” the students wrote in their letter. “It has not just empowered students from marginalized backgrounds to voice their qualms and criticize

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