University of Michigan Students Hit the Diag to Rally for More Racial Diversity on Campus

Kellie Woodhouse, Michigan Live, October 10, 2013

University of Michigan students rallied for more diversity on the Ann Arbor campus on Tuesday, a week before the Supreme Court will hear oral arguments on whether or not the state’s ban on affirmative action is legal.

Most of the 50-plus students who gathered on the Diag between 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. were black or hispanic.

“The community here is really lacking in diversity,” said junior mathematics major Michael Leon Chrzan, who is biracial. He noted that the percentage of blacks who make up U-M’s freshman class has dropped by a third over the past six years. “We need to become more committed and more persistent to increase those numbers again, because a less diverse community is hurting everyone.”

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  • They want more diversity?

    Flint is that way, Detroit is that way.

    • It’s not a “way,” it’s an indictment of all the Whitey’s who fled enrichment and refused to contribute their “fair share” in taxes to the abandoned neighborhoods.

      But the FedGov DOJ HUD has a plan. The flight was temporary. All gains shall reverse.

  • JackKrak

    “…because a less diverse community is hurting everyone.”

    One of the best decisions I ever made was moving to arguably one of the least “diverse” places in the world. No worrying about why this group is “lagging behind” the others or how that group deserves special privileges or any of the million other – cough – “blessings” of diversity.

    • sbuffalonative

      Less diversity never hurt me.

    • Son of Galton

      I’m always open to finding out about Hatefully White places…although if it’s another country I’m probably already aware of it.

    • Erasmus

      Sod diversity. All the empirical evidence shows that, all other things being equal, diversity harms communities, instead of helping them.

    • GeneticsareDestiny

      I plan to move to as white a place as I can afford to in a few years. Sadly, there are few cities left that are mostly white. I love living in a big city, but they’ve all been overrun, and now only the suburbs and rural areas are white…

  • Biff_Maliboo

    “Double major in Sociology and African-American Studies?”

    When do you have time to sleep, girl?

    I shouldn’t joke.

    She’ll probably be a Supreme Court Justice someday.

    • So CAL Snowman

      The honorable Judge Gibsmedat

      • Erasmus

        No doubt by then she’ll be a truly hefty woman, and in her judicial robes and walking down the hall, she’ll look like the Ka’aba or a small hill. Here’s hoping they steel reinforce her judicial bench before she ever sits.

      • JackKrak

        They’ll have a install a laugh track to play every time she wags her finger, moves her head side to side and says “Oh, no you didn’t!!!!” during oral arguments.

        • Mike Conrad

          LOL…. you slayed me with that one

    • Erasmus

      “Double major in Sociology and African-American Studies?”

      …with honors, no doubt. Gawd, this gal is laugh-out-loud funny without even trying.

    • Everybody trashes Sociology, and I have no doubt that a negro ever takes the statistical courses, but my degree in Sociology is essentially a degree with a minor in Statistics.

      • GeneticsareDestiny

        Sociology isn’t an inherently bad field of study. It’s just suffering from being invaded with racial egalitarians. It would actually be a very interesting and useful field of study if it took into account racial differences and human biodiversity.

    • Jkjljmt_Pqprpstt

      African-American = black

      Be efficient.

      • Stentorian_Commentator

        I agree. I thought African-American would have gone by the wayside years ago. To my knowledge, the word “Africa” comes from the ancient Romans, and the word “America” from Amerigo Vespucci, an explorer and cartographer who supposedly named the Western Hemisphere after himself, and the name stuck. So, to call oneself an “African-American” is to submit to names given by Eye-talians. That makes it a slave name! As for “Afro-American”, a previous preferred name for blacks, not only does it suffer from the same deficiency, but it just reminds people of a really bad hairstyle.

  • Tim_in_Indiana

    So the blacks and hispanics want more diversity, do they? So they want more East Indians, More Arabs, more Asians and more whites?

    Oh, they just want more blacks and hispanics? Silly me. I forgot that “diversity” is Orwellian doublespeak for “more of one’s own” — as long as you’re not white.

    P.S. I know that on their sign they list the percentage of Native Americans at the school, but this is a pretty safe bet, since they know that the school isn’t likely to be overrun by Native Americans, no matter how much they protest.

  • dd121

    In 50 years they’ll have all the Hispanic diversity they can handle.

  • bigone4u

    I sent in the link to this story because it’s hilarious. Fifty students on this giant campus was all the diversity crowd could get to demonstrate. Plus, if you look at the student comments on the story, you’d think that Amren commenters had written them. What a delightful statement the students at Michigan have made. White Student Union next?

    • De’Ontavious Jizzaiah Jones

      You are right. Very impressive volley of comments.

    • Mike Conrad

      The University of Michigan hasn’t completely given up on quality yet. But ‘they’ are at the gate, and agitating.

  • Spartacus

    “We need to become more committed and more persistent to increase those
    numbers again, because a less diverse community is hurting everyone.”

    ———————————————————————————————————————

    It was the opposite for Adiele and Marley Galbraith .

    • ZeitTrash

      I hadn’t heard anything about that story and it was a challenge to find more info on the internet. Typical. A horrific murder of two white little girls and their white stepfather and nobody in the government or the media cares. Why? Because they’re not government and media favored “victims.” They were from the “oppressor” class and their murderer was another angelic son of Obama.

      This story is totally infuriating. If they were black and the killer white, you know the drill….Lead story on the alphabet news network broadcasts and angry, pompous speeches from our president, attorney general, and their co-conspirators in the media. These black-on-white killings are epidemic and even white conservative commentators refuse to say anything about it.

      Here’s a link for anyone else who wants to check it out: http://www(DOT)thv11(DOT)com/news/article/280035/2/Trial-reset-for-man-charged-in-Arkadelphia-case-

      • me

        “Diversity” KILLS!
        violence against whites dot com
        the truth about south Africa dot com
        the thug report dot com
        black serial killers dot com
        stuff black people don’t like dot com
        black racism and hate dot com

        and on and on and on and on…..
        NEVER FORGET THE KNOXVILLE HORROR!

        • Brian

          That Eric Boyd reminds me of the cave troll from The Lord of the Rings.

        • NoMosqueHere

          Our righteous white ancestors, including Thomas Jefferson and George Washington, would know exactly what to do with these individuals. And they would be shocked to learn we’ve forgotten.

      • GeneticsareDestiny

        That’s awful…I try to keep up with this type of news, but even I’d never heard of it. Those poor little girls and their stepfather…and look at the savage murderer; he doesn’t show even an ounce of regret for what he’s done.

  • MekongDelta69

    Most of the 50-plus students who gathered on the Diag…

    Wow – What a turnout. Another ‘million man’ protest.

    “‘The community here is really lacking in diversity,’ said junior mathematics major Michael Leon Chrzan, who is biracial.”

    So Chrzan – just transfer to Howard University.
    Problem solved

  • Luca

    Take your little protest signs to some downtown Detroit High Schools and protest there. You could protest against drug use, illegitimate births, one parent families, rap music, poor academic performance, laziness and all the other things holding back the blacks and hispanics.

    Once they start performing, who knows, they might want to go on to college.

    Until then, you’re barkin up the wrong tree.

  • negrolocaust

    yes, they want more of the diversity (4 black, 1 hispanic) that stabbed the white 20 year old soldier to death saturday after calling him a white cracker. see how fast that story went away.

  • So CAL Snowman

    “We need to become more committed and more persistent to increase those
    numbers again, because a less diverse community is hurting everyone.”

    These minorities just think they are just all that and a bag of chips. How is a lack of diversity hurting “everyone?” Oh I forgot they think they are the entire world.

  • John R

    So Michigan’s ban on affirmative action might be illegal? Uhhh, is that because treating everybody the same regardless of skin color is actually discriminating against people because of skin color? But if we Do discriminate against some people because of skin color, via affirmative action, that is good because it will mean all are treated fair regardless of skin color? ARRRGGGG!!! Geeze (rolling my eyes) I give up. Sorry I tried to comment on this nonsense!

  • dave

    may i suggest going to detroit or chicago,you will get all the diversity you want.

  • Magician

    “because a less diverse community is hurting everyone”

    How is it hurting anyone? Tell us please.

    If a white student wants to get together together with a Hispanic or a black person so much, he or she can do that outside the campus

  • Why don’t they just go to Wayne State if the want dibursity?

  • John R

    I forget who said this quote. Maybe someone here can help me. “You can take ten thousand Whites, all illiterate, move them to a desert island, and, within a few weeks they would have organized themselves into a society along fairly democratic lines. You can take ten thousand Negroes, each of them a college graduate, and within a few weeks they would have started to degenerate morally. In six months time, half the men would have been murdered, and the other half would have two wives a piece.” That pretty much sums it all up.

    • Hunter Morrow

      William Luther Pierce maybe? Reminds me of Pat Buchanan’s infamous statement about Zulus and Englishmen.

      “I think God made all people good but if we had to take a million immigrants in Zulus,next year or Englishmen, and put them in Virginia, which group would be easier to assimilate and would cause less problems for the people of Virginia?”

    • TheAntidote

      On the white island there would be sanitation, protection and fostering of the food supply, a rudimentary system of rules, regulations and civil government, self policing and the beginning of development.
      Right away the negro island would closely resemble one of the “blood diamond” states in Africa: savagery; gang rapes, merciless and ruthless exploitation, filth, dysfunction and contagious disease.

  • Hunter Morrow

    Whites are less than 10 percent of the global population. MORE WHITES IN COLLEGES IN WHITE NATIONS, LESS ASIANS. Celebrate Diversity!

  • JohnEngelman

    “a less diverse community is hurting everyone.”

    How is it hurting those who earn their right to be in the community?

  • Andy

    This is not especially related, but I thought it might be a nice example to bring pity to the hardened hearts of AmRen readers. Pictures 4, 9, and 12 are especially touching.

    http[colon]//finance[dot]yahoo[dot]com/photos/food-stamp-temporary-stimulus-boost-ends-1381515573-slideshow/food-stamps-decrease-photo-1381514287914.html

    • GeneticsareDestiny

      Why would anyone allow a news crew to take a photo of their home in such a state? Sometimes my apartment gets messy too, but I would never have guests over without cleaning it; especially not if they’re going to be taking pictures.

      • ms_anthro

        Because you have dignity and enough intelligence to feel shame.

  • libertarian1234

    This is just one more reason why whites need to secede into their own areas. Integration and multiculturalism has been an abysmal failure and has amounted to nothing more than a conglomeration of tribal factions constantly fighting with each other and ALL OF THEM are hung up on racial issues to the exclusion of everything else.
    And every year it gets worse and worse.
    Multiculturalism has been a loser throughout history and is probably only behind religion and politics for the number of bloody conflicts it has caused.

  • Magician

    • watling

      Not sure where this comes from but the correct answer is 4.

      Parentheses are needed for clarification, thus:

      7 + (-4) + (3 x 0) + 1 = 3 + 0 + 1 = 4.

      The exception to the rule “anything times zero is zero” is zero factorial, written as 0!, which equals 1. Melanie needs to go back to school to learn both English and Maths.

  • cecilhenry

    Diversity = fewer white people.

    That’s anti-white.

    Diversity is just a racket and shakedown.

    Account for that.

  • NordicHeritage

    I really do believe that the majority of humanity is brain damaged in one form or another. There is just no other way to explain all the madness. As George Carlin once said and I paraphrase, “we are just circling the drain at this point”.

  • Truthseeker

    Diversity, diversity, diversity…another liberal dream that doesn’t happen organically and therefore has to be manufactured.

  • Nathanwartooth

    By the way Michael Leon Chrzan, the guy who says that lack of diversity is hurting the college is responding to comments on the original article.

    They are worth reading for a laugh.

  • Basketeddie

    Maybe there is lack of diversity in order to maintain high academic standards.

  • watling

    Do blacks at universities in majority black countries find themselves a majority of the student population?

    If so, do they clamour for more whites in order to increase diversity?

    • SFLBIB

      Of course not. An all-black campus is the epitome of diversity.

  • SFLBIB

    Quotes without comment:

    “Never in recorded history has diversity been anything but a problem.” – Ann Coulter

    “I have never known a word to become absolute dogma, without a speck of evidence, the way ‘diversity’ has.” – Thomas Sowell

  • SFLBIB

    Unfortunately, political agitation against “racism” have become a more productive activity for getting into college than academic endeavor. We have to face the fact that some groups do not value education. Why should we waste a seat in the classroom for them?

  • SFLBIB

    “They [university administrations] want everyone to believe in nothing so that nothing distinguishes anyone from anyone else. And it is all done in the name of diversity. If they get much more diverse, they will soon be wearing school uniforms.” – Professor Mike Adams

  • NoMosqueHere

    Let’s call a spade a spade for a change, ok? The administrators, admissions officers, and professors at top universities are all liberal minded and racially fair to a fault. If any of these “diversities” had a smidgen of academic talent they would be admitted. They are kept out because they have none whatsoever.

  • GeneticsareDestiny

    Don’t you mean Aaron Alexis? But yes, it’s amazing how quickly the media stopped running stories on the Navy Yard shooting.

    • Mike Conrad

      He got you with a play on words there

      • GeneticsareDestiny

        I get it now, haha. Thanks.

  • Mike Conrad

    Student loans be racist…repayment even more so

  • Sloppo

    “We need to become more committed and more persistent to increase those numbers again, because a less diverse community is hurting everyone.”

    If Christopher Newsom and Channon Christian had lived without diversity, they would have missed out on so many things … like carjacking, kidnapping, torture, rape with foreign objects etc., dismemberment, the joy of having acid poured in her throat, the sensation that comes with being set on fire, the feeling of being shot, and post mortem mutilation.

  • Just as the recent DOJ initiative required support for LBQTQ (“silence will be interpreted as disapproval”), soon, White students who don’t cry for more Diversity will be added to the Hate Watch.