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Colleges expand 'segregated' graduation events

Posted on AllSides May 5th, 2023
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Universities are expanding their menu of optional graduation events focused on participants’ identities and segregated by race, ethnicity, sexual orientation and even income.

Georgetown University, the University of Oklahoma, Illinois State University and Grand Valley State University in Michigan are among the growing number of schools holding special ceremonies for Black graduates in upcoming weeks as the academic year winds down.

Dozens of campuses have added special graduations for LGBTQ students, illegal immigrants and Pilipinx — the new, gender-neutral term for “Filipino” favored by progressives — in recent years.

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