Petition to Remove White Male Poets in Yale English Courses Sparks Outrage, Ridicule

A petition to remove prominent white male poets from the Yale curriculum in English literature has sparked ridicule and outrage. One student upset about the petition goes ‘On the Record’ to speak out.


Ashton Carter, President Barack Obama's choice to head the Defense Department, listens on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, Feb. 4, 2015, as he testifies before the Senate Armed Services Committee hearing on his nomination to replace Chuck Hagel. Carter, who previously served as the No. 2 Pentagon official, is expected to easily win Senate confirmation but will face tough questions about Iraq and other issues. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)