More than 20 student groups at Duke University have called on the university to act after an ethnically sensitive joke about immigration, NBC-approved WRAL reports.
Promoting an off-campus fraternity party, Alex van Lanshot, a member of the Alpha Delta Fee fraternity, wrote in a group chat, complaining, “Need help crossing the border? Lucky for you ADPhi has several Latinos who are very good at avoiding law enforcement.” Join us [Tabor City]. Don’t just be deported. “
Alpha Delta Fee is an off-campus fraternity that is not affiliated with the university but consists of Duke students. Last year, Alpha Delta Fi was among a group of brothers who split from the university’s Interfaith Council and formed their own council.
Multiple Duke student organizations, including Mr. Gente, Duke’s largest Latinox student group, have signed a letter to the university demanding several things, including that it create a “peer judicial board” so that students can hold each other accountable and allow more systems. Can establish. For confidential peer reporting on Greek life.
“It is both racist and racist to undermine and stereotype the experience of Latin students and their families. This statement makes Latin American immigrants criminal and inhumane while ignoring the hardships they face, “the letter said.
According to WRAL, a statement from Alpha Delta Fee stated that it “does not condone racially sensitive language and does not tolerate any form of discrimination. We encourage Duke to engage our members in diversity, equity and inclusive educational programming to understand how they speak and act.” To better understand what could be harmful to others. “