Student told phrase ‘long time, no see’ derogatory toward Asians

Student told phrase ‘long time, no see’ derogatory toward Asians Just when you think the campus political correctness police have just about outlawed every harmless expression known to man, (er, excuse me — humankind), they come up with a new way to be offended. The latest phrase — I kid you not — is “long time, no see.” Writing for the Rocky Mountain Collegiancampus newspaper, Colorado State University student columnist Katrina Leibee explains: “In a meeting with Zahra Al-Saloom, the director of Diversity and Inclusion at Associated Students of Colorado…

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Barack Obama challenges ‘woke’ culture

Barack Obama challenges ‘woke’ culture Former US President Barack Obama has challenged “woke” culture telling young people: “The world is messy.” He made the comments at the Obama Foundation’s annual summit in Chicago on Tuesday. Mr Obama said that calling people out on social media did not bring about change, and that change was complex. “Woke” is described as being alert to racial or social discrimination and injustice, along with being aware of what’s going on in the community. Mr Obama told the audience: “I get a sense among certain…

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