Whites need not apply? Top German university job advertisement sparks outrage
A German university is in hot water after its student council posted a highly controversial and discriminatory job advertisement that asked White people to refrain from applying
One of Germany’s top universities is being accused of fostering racism after the university’s student council (AstA) posted a highly controversial and discriminatory job advertisement that asked White people to refrain from applying to the position.
The Humboldt University of Berlin, one Germany’s most prestigious higher-learning institutions, caused quite the stir last week when its advisory council posted a job advertisement for an ‘anti-discrimination counselor which asked people with white skin not to apply, national broadcaster Rundfunk Berlin-Brandenburg 24 reports.
“We ask (…) White people to refrain from applying for this advice center,” the advertisement says, claiming that the consultations work best “when the consultant is Black or is a person of color”.