As you can imagine, the buildup to this wasn’t caused by any specific events or policies, but rather the atmosphere as a result of any number of environmental factors. I am remiss in not citing sources I believe to accurately portray the situation. One very good interview with Dean Holloway was recently published in the New Yorker, and I think it helps to help shed further light on the broader context:
What Divides Us?: An Interview with Yale College Dean Jonathan Holloway - The New Yorker
Amid the many conversations these past two weeks about racism and free speech at Yale University, one moment stood out…
If you’d like, I’m happy to have further conversation about this topic, and I’d also love to hear your thoughts as well.