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Wealth & Poverty Review Spoiled Rotten

Students at the United Nations International School launch an anonymous social media campaign denouncing their teachers as “racists” and “oppressors.” Originally published at The New York Post

The United Nations International School has succumbed to the new racial hysteria. Last year, students at the elite New York City school — which educates the children of UN diplomats at a cost of up to $44,000 per year — launched an anonymous social media campaign denouncing their teachers and administrators for their “vast history of systemic racism,” “white liberal racist thinking,” and “direct, intentional, repeated racial trauma.” The student threatened to “cancel” their “oppressors” through social media shaming — and administrators immediately caved in to their demands.

The saga began last June, when a group of students launched an anonymous Instagram channel, Black At UNIS, which started posting dozens of anonymous and unverified accusations against the school and specific teachers. The accusations range from “microaggressions” — a teacher who “used to mix up names of Black students”—to “white leadership failure,” such as refusing to hire black teachers and ignoring the bullying of black students. The Instagram account demanded that the school “fire the racist principals” and threatened to begin naming their “oppressors,” arguing that “if you’ve been called out on this account, no one is obligated to forgive you, especially not those that you’ve traumatized.” They pledged a policy of no mercy: “No one is obligated to protect you from those consequences and no one is obligated to forgive you.”

Continue Reading at The New York Post