Whatever her personal thoughts, the student sent a note of apology (and not the "If I offended anyone" variety.) I understand black students at the law school being pissed off, and voicing it. They have the right to their struggle. I'm not there, and they are.
But I think those of us in the broader world should be careful about who we bestow martyrdom upon. A cause that is so fragile that it necessitates hysteria based on a single civilian e-mail isn't much of a cause. Outrage is a resource that has its uses--and its limits.
(H/T to the Crimson.)
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