SCOOP: Texas A&M has created a radical DEI bureaucracy that has condemned the United States as a "white supremacist society," blasted Gov. Greg Abbott as a vestige of "systemic racism," and said its role is to "[take] a progressive stand on issues of social justice."

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I've obtained a collection of documents through public-records requests that reveal a stunning process of ideological capture. Virtually every academic and administrative unit at Texas A&M has adopted DEI ideology and pushed discriminatory measures to promote "social justice." ImageImageImageImage
Following the death of George Floyd, the university leadership pushed the narrative that Texas A&M itself was a systemically racist institution: "Racism, hate speech, safety, and belonging issues are evidence of systemic, cultural problems that are enduring trends at Texas A&M." Image
The DEI programs are explicitly political and ideological. The School of Dentistry, for example, hosted a guest lecture by University of Texas professor emeritus Robert Jensen, who told the audience that the United States is "appropriately called a white supremacist society."
The academic departments promised to "embed discussion of DEI and anti-racism throughout the undergraduate curriculum," to use a "land acknowledgement statement," and develop a "Black Lives Matter special topics course"—all part of a left-wing activist narrative. ImageImageImageImage
The new DEI orthodoxy has resulted in a policy of widespread racial discrimination and segregation. DEI leaders want to achieve "structural diversity" using racial quotas, DEI statements, activist hiring committees, and racial and sexual preferences. ImageImageImageImage
The final goal of A&M’s DEI programs is left-wing activism. DEI officials have made it clear that their goal is to promote "critical race theory," "intersectional feminism," "decolonizing practices," and left-wing social movements such as Black Lives Matter. ImageImageImageImage
Texas A&M DEI officials have maligned Texas Governor Greg Abbott as a vestige of "systemic racism," pushed social media content telling readers to "stop centering whiteness," and said their role was to "[take] a progressive stand on issues of social justice." ImageImageImageImage
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