Simon Christopher Timm
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TIMM: Inequality on the YDS walls

Last month, as a result of a growing awareness about the persistence of racial inequalities on campus — and in recognition of some ways in which Yale reinforces such inequalities — the portraits of John C. Calhoun were removed from the college still bearing his name. This act was a significant step forward for Yale — but it needs to be merely the first step towards rectifying the way campus artwork perpetuates racial, as well as gender, power structures.