Student complaints are multiplying at Georgia State University, where freshman Patrick Sharp has started a White Student Union, which he says is designed to allow those of European and Euro-American ancestry to “celebrate their shared history and culture,” according to FoxNews.com. GSU is 38 percent white, 35 percent black, 12 percent Asian and 7 percent Latino.
Sharp hails from Birmingham, Alabama, and says that the White Student Union is happy to work with the Black Student Alliance on issues of common importance. “If we are already minorities on campus and are soon to be minorities in this country why wouldn’t we have the right to advocate for ourselves and have a club just like every other minority?” asked Sharp. “Why is it when a white person says he is proud to be white he’s shunned as a racist?