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Thomas K. Lindsay, Ph.D., Editor in Chief and Director, Center for Higher Education, Texas Public Policy Foundation

Hey, Kids – How About Taking Hip Hop Studies?

The professor maintains that “Hip hop is universal – it brings together a lot of diverse people from around the world.” But that could be said about a great many things that shouldn’t be topics of college study, such as soccer or beer or pets.

Academia’s Newest Victim Class: Fat People

Opposite the oppressed – fat people – are the privileged – healthy people. So, universities embark on campaigns to raise awareness of “thin privilege” and/or “size privilege.”