StandWithUs complaint alleges UCLA is in violation of Title VI of the Civil Rights Act

Department of Education to Investigate StandWithUs Complaint Against UCLA
by Aaron Bandler
January 9, 2020

The Department of Education’s Office of Civil Rights (OCR) announced on Jan. 3 that it is investigating a StandWithUs complaint that UCLA improperly handled allegations of anti-Semitism. The StandWithUs complaint, which was filed in October on behalf of student Shayna Lavi, focuses on a May incident when San Francisco State University professor Rabab Abdulhadi was quoted by witnesses as saying during a guest lecture in an anthropology class that supporters of Israel are white supremacists. READ MORE

THE AMERICAN SPECTATOR Georgetown Gets a Title VI Wakeup Call: The days of using federal funding for anti-Semitic programs may be over Rep. George Holding (R-N.C.) won’t be retiring from the House until next year, but he’s already left his mark on academe. This past tax day, he sent Education Secretary Betsy DeVos a letter objecting to the Duke-UNC Consortium for Middle East Studies’ (CMES) use of federal Title VI funds for the anti-Semitic performance of a Palestinian rapper at UNC in March.

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