This Teaching Assistant Always Calls On White Men Last & Now Her Class Is Cancelled

","level":0,"displayType":"paragraph"},{"text":"Progressive stacking is giving marginalized students in classrooms a great opportunity to talk. Based on undergraduate stats in a classroom of 100 students about 58 will be white, 19 will be Hispanic, 14 will be African-American, seven will be Asian and two will be another ethnicity or biracial.","level":0,"displayType":"paragraph"},{"text":"","level":0,"displayType":"paragraph"},{"text":"By giving African-American women and other WOC the opportunity to speak first it gives them a platform to speak their mind. An opportunity they might not get in other classrooms. Their actions aren’t racist because you can’t be racist to white people and it’s undoing the racism that exists that allow classrooms consist of more than half white students.","level":0,"displayType":"paragraph"}],"displayType":"section"}]},{"elements":[{"text":"","displayType":"twitter"},{"elements":[{"text":"","level":0,"displayType":"paragraph"},{"text":"A lot of people don’t see McKellop’s actions as doing a justice, but rather an injustice to the white men in the classroom.  Kate Needham, a Yale University graduate student, came to McKellop’s defense saying her presence is “a lifeline for other queer, disabled, and low-income students in academia.”","level":0,"displayType":"paragraph"},{"text":"","level":0,"displayType":"paragraph"},{"text":"University of Pennsylvania is looking into McKellop’s actions and they have allegedly canceled their class.","level":0,"displayType":"paragraph"}],"displayType":"section"},{"text":"Safest College Campuses In America: Must-See Photos & Details","level":3,"displayType":"header"}]},{"elements":[{"text":"Top 15 Most Expensive College Application Fees In 2017","level":3,"displayType":"header"}]}]; var articleType = 'ARTICLE'; var favoriteImage = ''; var articleDescription = ''; var slide_index = parseInt(0); var slide_json = createSlides(slides, articleType, favoriteImage); var initial_slide = slide_index; var initial_url = location.pathname +; var base_url = '/2017/10/23/stephanie-mckellop-university-of-pennsylvania-tweet-reactions-details/'; var next_gallery = '/2014/11/18/ugly-christmas-sweaters-photos-xmas-gifts/'; var first_load = true; var has_scrolled = false; var title = "This Teaching Assistant Always Calls On White Men Last & Now Her Class Is Cancelled"; var path = base_url