Furious students brand African-themed dinner RACIST for using words from the Lion King
CAMBRIDGE University students have boycotted an African-themed dinner held in a hall “filled with portraits of white people” after branding it racist.
Activist students also lashed out at the evening’s menu, claiming it tried “to reduce an entire continent into three courses”.
The formal meal, which took inspiration from Senegal, Morocco, South Africa and Nigeria, allegedly did not have blessing from the university’s African Society.
Student Alice Davidson said: “Perhaps if the initiative had come from members of the African Society Cambridge University themselves, who could then determine the menu and terms of cultural exchange rather than being invited as a token afterthought.