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Nicholas Damask and James Damask

In the following viewpoint, Nicholas Damask and James Damask take issue with supporters of diversity-training programs. In their opinion, multicultural sensitivity sessions are often overly critical of European-based culture and do not promote cross- racial understanding. Citing incidents of bullying, intimidation, public humiliation, and racist indoctrination that have occurred at some diversity-training sessions on a college campus, the authors conclude that such programs do not help to alleviate discrimination. Nicholas Damask is a doctoral student in political science at the University of Cincinnati. James Damask is pursuing a master’s degree in business administration at the Heriot- Watt Business School in Edinburgh, Scotland.

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