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Bill Ackman demands Harvard’s board resign in 4,000-word screed blasting university for ‘racist’ DEI policies

Posted on AllSides January 3rd, 2024
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Billionaire Bill Ackman posted a 4,000-word essay arguing that his alma mater’s policies on diversity, equity and inclusion, or DEI, are “the root cause of antisemitism” at Harvard University — even as he called for an overhaul of its governing board.

Hours after celebrating Harvard president Claudine Gay’s resignation, Ackman shared to X at 2:03 a.m. Wednesday that it wasn’t just the nearly 50 allegations of plagiarism against the embattled administrator that concerned him, but concerns that “DEI is racist.”

“The E for ‘equity’ in DEI is about equality of outcome,...

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