University of Buffalo

U. of Buffalo’s Graduate Student Association Accuses Allen West of Promoting ‘Anti-Black Hate Speech’

The University of Buffalo’s Black Student Union (BSU) held a town hall meeting to discuss the trauma they  endured by Lt. Col. Allen West (Ret.) visiting campus to speak at an event, titled, “America is Not Racist.” Amongst the outraged responses to West’s appearance, one stands out — the university’s graduate student association says it “condemns the anti-black hate speech promoted by Allen West’s presence on campus.”

Former U.S. Congressman Allen West at the 2019 Teen Student Action Summit hosted by Turning Point USA at the Marriott Marquis in Washington, D.C.

U. of Buffalo Will Remove President Millard Fillmore’s ‘Deeply Hurtful’ Name from Building

The University of Buffalo announced this week that it is removing President Millard Fillmore’s name from an academic building. The decision was made in response to concerns about Fillmore’s support for the Compromise of 1850, which resulted in the Fugitive Slave Act. University of Buffalo President Satish K. Tripathi suggested that Fillmore’s values are not compatible with those of the university.

President Millard Fillmore