Many look at their day today and find their social calendar—as well as their social-activist calendar—filled to the brim with potential ways to spend the evening. Check out our top 7 ways for you to show your friends how totally not racist you are!
Attend a free concert listening to the easy, non-confrontational, rhythms of Ben Rector! This event will also feature President Michael K. Young attempting to counter racist narratives at Texas A&M by rapping his most recent emails to the tune of Lin Manuel Miranda’s “Hamilton”.
Protest Richard Spencer at Texas A&M
For those looking to get their daily dose of exercising First Amendment Rights. Be sure to hydrate, stretch, and pace yourself. Caution: Do not feed the trolls.
(a) #BTHO Hate Protest in Rudder Plaza
(b) Ags Against White Nationalism Lecture
(c) Silent Protest Group at Rudder Tower
(d) Protest Music at Rudder (non-amplified instruments welcome to join)
(e) Make Racists Afraid Again Protest
(f) Houston Socialist Movement to Shut down Neo-Nazi Platform
(g) Some of those other things you were invited to on Facebook probably
Challenging the Right to be Racist on Campus
For Aggies who are more #woke than an air-horn alarm clock and 3 shots of espresso. This event is put on by the Liberal Arts college. They are trying their hand at being relevant and valued at Texas A&M.
Counter the Counter-Protests
Confuse everyone with grammatical double negatives. Be prepared for a group to counter your counter to the counter protests.
Seek shelter in the Christian Bubble. Yes, this is still happening. No better way to prove you are not a bigot than by making disciples of ALL nations. Even the black ones.
Find Your 15 Minutes of Fame
Now’s your chance to make it on CNN or Fox News! Hover around the media area today in order to give your two cents on white supremacy. You’ve already told your friends that you’re not racist, but now is your opportunity to make sure millions know. Be careful! One misstep and you could end up alongside the Listeater in the Aggie Meme Hall of Fame.
Post About It But Stay Home!
While you could have put those 2,500 words towards your term paper, we’re sure your Facebook friends enjoyed your #HotTaek on contemporary race-relations and the response of university administrators. You did your part, so enjoy your personal VE-Day as you rewatch Season 1 of The Man in the High Castle.
—5K for Yell & North by Northgate
Editor’s Note: Regardless of what you choose to do with your evening, every event—even Netflix—will be finished in time for Silver Taps this evening:
Join us in honoring a fellow Aggie at Silver Taps tonight at 10:30pm in Academic Plaza.