Outrage as blind African student is dragged out of Oxford Union Watch

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'Oxford' did not 'kick out black people'.

* Oxford Union is not 'Oxford'.

* One person of colour has been involved in an incident.

* No-one has been excluded from Oxford.

Please, if you have any aspirations about going to University, do try to consider this sort of stuff in a slightly more nuanced and insightful way, instead of just shouting reactionary click-bait nonsense.
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not related to race (at least not obviously - impossible to quantify how much race had a formative factor in the decision making of the Neanderthal staff) but the people who handled it to put it lightly are douchebags to handle a blind person like that imo, Oxford Union more like United Airlines lol, don't agree with putting a book on a seat to reserve it, but should be provisions for disabled people to find seats easily and for the people in there to have some human decency ffs.

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Understand they have issued an apology, with calls for the president to resign (which I support, for publicising his name and issuing a charge which could impact his future, and lack of provisions for the disabled, and not the first misdemeanor) and should take steps to ensure the venue is accessible and teach the staff/members about common sense when handling people especially those with disabilities
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Looks like they have it under control, the president's withdrawn his charge and the union apologised, and many pushing for his impeachment, and the President of Mansfield College, Helen Mountfield QC, arguing for him

https://www.oxfordstudent.com/2019/1...ation-charges/
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This is why we need to decolonise Oxford University. Black and disabled students at Oxford experience this type of discrimination every day, from the lecture theatre to the dining hall. We need to decolonise the curriculum, hire more Black professors and women, and increase the proportion of PoC who make up the student body.
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ew that’s why i hate oxford and anyone who likes that uni.
what? this isn't the univeristy - it is the Union. An independent society :/
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(Original post by Azagthoa)
This is why we need to decolonise Oxford University. Black and disabled students at Oxford experience this type of discrimination every day, from the lecture theatre to the dining hall. We need to decolonise the curriculum, hire more Black professors and women, and increase the proportion of PoC who make up the student body.
Have you ever studied at Oxford? Decolonise the University? What does that even mean? That's just stupid.
I went there as an ethnic minority and had lots of black friends, my girlfriend was black in fact. Neither of us experienced discrimination in the dining hall or our lecture theatre.
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(Original post by Azagthoa)
This is why we need to decolonise Oxford University. Black and disabled students at Oxford experience this type of discrimination every day, from the lecture theatre to the dining hall. We need to decolonise the curriculum, hire more Black professors and women, and increase the proportion of PoC who make up the student body.
You are confused. This Ghanaian man has himself colonised Oxford.
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what? this isn't the univeristy - it is the Union. An independent society :/
doesn’t matter. the uni is no different
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(Original post by IH8Studying)
doesn’t matter. the uni is no different
at least Helen Mountfield, the President of Mansfield College, is arguing for him and organising for the impeachment of the president, Brendan McGrath, for publicising his charge and laughing about kicking him out etc, and was not his first misdemeanor, the union (independent) has apologised for the heavy handed response, and I'm sure the staff will be disciplined...

https://www.oxfordstudent.com/2019/1...ation-charges/

Learning moment for the union, university and the douchebags who manhandled him I'm sure
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(Original post by BlueIndigoViolet)
at least Helen Mountfield, the President of Mansfield College, is arguing for him and organising for the impeachment of the president, Brendan McGrath, for publicising his charge and laughing about kicking him out etc, and was not his first misdemeanor, the union (independent) has apologised for the heavy handed response, and I'm sure the staff will be disciplined...

Learning moment for the union, university and the douchebags who manhandled him I'm sure
well the union and the uni can go to hell
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Ok well Helen is that bich. well the union and the uni can go to hell
haha yes, she is
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ew that’s why i hate oxford and anyone who likes that uni.
Oh, wait a minute...
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I fail to see how his race comes into this; if anything it’s more a disability related issue
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Oh, wait a minute...
Its hate for the actions of some, thats unfortunately spilling on to the union and university
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hmm ok tbh Oxbridge is overrated 😬
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Its hate for the actions of some, thats unfortunately spilling on to the union and university
I am very, very strongly in favour of diversity, and am particularly wanting to see more black students at Oxford. This incident makes me feel very sad, whatever the circumstances.
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but that's just my opinion though
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makes me sick. what have us black people ever done to deserve this sick treatment


the only thing oxford uni is good for is wentworth miller going to have a talk. clearly they learnt nothing
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I fail to see how his race comes into this; if anything it’s more a disability related issue
I don't think it had anything do with his disability he was just behaving badly and happen to have eye sight problems.
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