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Black Intellectuals Demand Smith College Apologize to Smeared Workers, End ‘Anti-Bias’ Training

Kathleen McCartney, President of Smith College, speaks during Commencement ceremonies in Northampton, Mass., May 21, 2017. (Brian Snyder/Reuters)

More than 40 African American intellectuals are asking Smith College to end the “forced, accusatory ‘anti-bias’ training” that was mandated for campus service workers after a student falsely accused some workers of racially-profiling her.

The letter, obtained by National Review, was sent on Monday to Smith College president Kathleen McCartney by Bob Woodson, a veteran of the Civil Rights Movement and founder of “1776 Unites,” and 44 fellow black intellectuals. The signatories ask McCartney to “rethink how you have handled” the fallout over an alleged incident of racial profiling in the summer of 2018, and urge her to “publicly apologize” and

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