President Fanon?

Dartmouth’s illustrious (and, it appears, newly-hirsute) president, Jim Wright, gave his Convocation Remarks on Tuesday, September 24, 2002. Incoming Dartmouth freshmen had barely set foot on campus when they were told, by the College’s highest official, what they should and should not think about the sensitive and personal issue of race. Let’s take a walk through this gem of a speech, shall we? (Warning: A paean to freedom of thought and opinion it is not.)

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