Colorado College Suspends Student for 2 Years. His Crime? Telling a Stupid Joke.

December 7, 2015

By Robby Soave at Reason.com

Administrators at Colorado College—a private school languishing under averitable tyranny of political correctness—have banned a student from campus for two full years because he made a stupid comment about black women.

The joke, to be sure, was tasteless. Someone posted “#blackwomenmatter” on the anonymous commenting app, Yik Yak. In response, student Thaddeus Pryor posted, “they matter, they’re just not hot.” It was a troll-ish, mean-spirted thing to say, but not exactly a hate crime...

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