Punishing student protesters ‘reinforces institutionalized white supremacy,’ professor warns

Punishing students who disrupt the free speech of others on college campuses “reinforces institutionalized white supremacy,” a professor at the University of Southern California warns.

Writing in the pages of Insider Higher Ed, Charles H.F. Davis III, an assistant professor of clinical education at the University of Southern California, took issue with a resolution adopted by the University of Wisconsin System that provides sanctions for students who “disrupt the expressive rights of others.”