Yale University Teacher Resigns Over Her Email Supporting Offensive Halloween

December 8, 2015

By Staff at TV Newsroom

“I ‘ve great esteem and affection for my pupils, but I stress that the current climate at Yale is not, in my view, conducive to the civil conversation and open inquest required to solve our pressing societal issues”.

Racial tension heightened at Yale during Halloween after the lecturer, Erika Christakis, sent an email criticizing the idea that some costumes might be considered racially or culturally insensitive after another university official requested students not wear blackface or appropriate Native American symbols...

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