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Protests as White Supremacist Speaks at Tennessee

February 19, 2018

Photo of orange banner saying "No Nazis at Knox," next to a rainbow flag.About 250 people held a protest at the University of Tennessee at Knoxville Saturday as a white supremacist spoke on campus, The Knoxville News Sentinel reported. No arrests were made. Leaders of the Traditionalist Worker Party, in their talks, promoted the idea of a whites-only society where women's purpose is to "raise children" and gay sex is punishable with the death penalty.

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Scott Jaschik

Scott Jaschik, Editor, is one of the three founders of Inside Higher Ed. With Doug Lederman, he leads the editorial operations of Inside Higher Ed, overseeing news content, opinion pieces, career advice, blogs and other features. Scott is a leading voice on higher education issues, quoted regularly in publications nationwide, and publishing articles on colleges in publications such as The New York Times, The Boston Globe, The Washington Post, Salon, and elsewhere. He has been a judge or screener for the National Magazine Awards, the Online Journalism Awards, the Folio Editorial Excellence Awards, and the Education Writers Association Awards. Scott served as a mentor in the community college fellowship program of the Hechinger Institute on Education and the Media, of Teachers College, Columbia University. He is a member of the board of the Education Writers Association. From 1999-2003, Scott was editor of The Chronicle of Higher Education. Scott grew up in Rochester, N.Y., and graduated from Cornell University in 1985. He lives in Washington.

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