Rutgers Declares Grammar is Racist

by Penka Arsova
LaCorte News

The English Department at Rutgers University announced several directives and initiatives in support of the Black Lives Matter movement, including an effort that deemphasizes traditional grammar rules seemingly in a bid at inclusivity.

The story: The changes for the upcoming year were announced by Rebecca Walkowitz, the English Department chair at Rutgers University, in an email on Juneteenth titled: “Department actions in solidarity with Black Lives Matter.” The email states that the English Department at Rutgers has come up with a “way to contribute to the eradication of systemic inequities facing black, indigenous, and people of color.”

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