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IPFS News Link • Education: Colleges and Universities

'Separate BUT equal...


Western Washington University's fourth floor of Alma Clark Glass Hall has now been reserved specifically for its 'Black Affinity Housing program' 

Joins American University, Stanford University, University of Colorado at Boulder and Cornell University in creating black student-only housing

Reactions to the news have been overwhelmingly negative online 

'Segregated housing! Separate but equal. Welcome back to the 50's!' tweeted one person in response to the news  

A university in Washington State has become the latest institution to create segregated housing exclusively for black students.