Politics

‘Angry white male’ will be the focus of controversial new university course

As part of its humanities program, the University of Kansas announced a new course — “Angry White Male Studies” — as part of its available curriculum next year.

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Students can expect to study “the rise of the ‘angry white male’ in America and Britain since the 1950s, exploring the deeper sources of this emotional state.”

Of course, the class and its corresponding description are not without their detractors. One is Republican U.S. Rep. Ron Estes, who represents Kansas.

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“Instead of a course to unite people and empower women, KU has decided to offer a class that divides the student population and could pose a Title IX violation by creating a hostile campus environment based on gender,” he tweeted.

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