Bob jones bans interracial dating
And one of the girls’ “literary” societies — quasi-sorority-cum-home-ec-and-prayer-groups — has asked Schimri to throw in a tie, to be drawn anonymously, for another date.Such happy circumstances would have been unthinkable just two and a half years ago.And then they eat, carefully, so as not to spill sauce on their ties.
Religion is one of the most racially divided areas of American life.
Rather, the Greenville, South Carolina-based university has been seeking out minorities.
Beyond needing them to help scour its sullied image, it needs to tap a growth market in the business of converting souls, and in an era of increasing competition between Bible colleges.
It’s a jarring moment in the universe: One of the college’s few black students being told how to perform for a lily-white Bob Jones audience what it means to be enslaved in 1843.
I can’t help but wonder how the 11th grade curriculum will treat the era of desegregation, but no one else in Studio 5 seems worried about it.