Eboo Patel

Eboo Patel is founder and president of Interfaith Youth Core and author of Inside Higher Ed's Conversations on Diversity blog. He can be found on Twitter @eboopatel.

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March 25, 2019
It would have been so much easier if the principal opponents of LGBTQ inclusion in the Methodist church were all rich, white, male, arrogant vulgarians.
March 19, 2019
Diversity progressives should be careful about the kind of activism that poisons the atmosphere, because soon even they will be choking on the fumes.
March 13, 2019
Hamilton went from revolutionary college student to nation-builder. Does his example hold lessons for today’s student activists?
March 5, 2019
There has to be some happy medium between identity determining everything and identity counting for nothing.
February 21, 2019
In a diverse democracy, education ought to be about learning and building relationships across lines of difference. Does invoking the concept safety help facilitate either of those goals?
February 18, 2019
 The left and right of identity politics.
February 13, 2019
The multicultural meritocracy gives its own a leg up, just not quite in the same way that it used to be done.
February 11, 2019
On my experiences of racism as a kid, the liberating multiculturalism I encountered in college and the very different landscape my children navigate now.
February 4, 2019
The dangers of offering hot takes on current events for a community that prizes rigorous methodologies and judicious conclusions.
January 31, 2019
The evidence seems to show that some activists cared more about the white skin of the initial suspect than the tragic murder of a little black girl.

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September 27, 2012
In a combustible atmosphere such as today's, college leaders should do all they can to make sure students understand religious diversity, write Eboo Patel and Mary Ellen Giess.
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