The New York Times – The recent surge in student protests, like those that have recently taken place at Yale and Princeton, is not a uniquely American phenomenon. In a new piece, past Fellow Eve Fairbanks writes about the student protest movement globally, with particular focus on South Africa. Fairbanks describes how dissatisfied South African college students are with the Euro-centric and white-focused cultures of their academic institutions. Black students are now the majority on South African college campuses and they are building a movement, criticizing university policy, and requesting that their own needs and priorities be taken into account. According to Fairbanks, the American protests “represent merely a corner of a second, global anti-racism movement, one probably still in its infancy.” To read the full article, visit The New York Times.