'Slave auction' for Loughborough freshers leads to outcry

'Slave auction' for Loughborough freshers leads to outcry
 

Students organising freshers’ events at Loughborough University have apologised after planning a “slave auction” and “slave night” as part of the entertainment laid on for new students.
The events were organised by Faraday Hall – one of the university’s halls of residence – and were included in a schedule of freshers’ events which also featured “cowboys and Indians”, a Hawaiian night and an ABC (anything but clothes) evening.
There was an outcry from the university’s African-Caribbean Society and its Ethnic Minorities Network, both of which noted that the freshers’ events coincided with... read more

 
9 March 2018 in Learning, Views: 50
Source: Guardian
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