Is Thanksgiving 'racist'? College students react (VIDEO)
- The University of Oregon hosted an event, titled "Thanks But No Thanks-giving," which labeled the holiday as a "celebration" of "ongoing genocide."
- Campus Reform Correspondent Josiah Tejada asked students their opinion regarding whether Thanksgiving is "racist."
The University of Oregon marked the lead up to Thanksgiving with an event aimed at “decolonizing” the holiday, which the university labeled as a "celebration" of "ongoing genocide." The event, titled "Thanks But No Thanks-giving," was supported by some students, but others weren't fully on board with the message the event communicated.
To find out what students at the University of Oregon had to say about this topic, Campus Reform Oregon Campus Correspondent Josiah Tejada asked a number of students if Thanksgiving is "racist" or a "celebration" of genocide.