A group of employees at South Puget Sound Community College caused outrage after they made it clear that white people would not be welcome at a planned diversity “happy hour” event. The event was focused around an effort ” to “build support and community” for people of color. “If you want to create space for white folks to meet and work on racism, white supremacy, and white privilege to better our campus community and yourselves, please feel free to do just that,” stated an email which was sent out to 300 employees. Students at the college expressed their bewilderment at why a “diversity” event would specifically exclude people of a certain race. “This….contradicts the message they’re trying to send, don’t judge people based on their color but they’re judging white people because they’re white” said one student. MORE
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