The costly price of free speech

Schrof, Joannie M.
May 1994
U.S. News & World Report;5/16/94, Vol. 116 Issue 19, p18
Focuses on Howard University in Washington, D.C., which has long reigned as the citadel of black academia. How Howard's shining reputation is being overshadowed by an uglier image--that of a breeding ground for black antisemitism; Racist rhetoric displayed at two campus rallies sponsored by Unity Nation; Dilemma university officials face in juggling the values of free speech and opposition to racism.


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