Tufts offical says racial parody was harassing, hostile, and an exercise of free speech
August 27, 2007
by Paula Wasley
The Chronicle of Higher Education
A conservative magazine at Tufts University that was found to have harassed black students has successfully appealed a university ruling that would have required it to publish author bylines on all of its articles, the Associated Press
The byline requirement was imposed
in May by a university judicial committee after the student-run magazine, The Primary Source,
printed an anonymous parody of a Christmas carol called “O Come All Ye Black Folk” that many deemed racist but that defenders said was a legitimate satire on the university’s affirmative-action policies.
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