Tuesday, October 1, 2013

African-American Professor Comes ‘Out of the Closet’ as a Republican

Republican, African-American sociology professor Marvin Scott has felt the need to lead a double life because of his experiences at Butler University. Many people know Scott for his failed bids as Indiana’s Republican candidate for the Senate and House of Representatives, but those at Butler hardly know him at all or else seem willing to diminish his presence on campus.

“I live a chameleon life. I live one here and I live one for the outside world,” Scott said.

“That’s the only way you can survive here.” Scott said that he counts himself as one of only five Republican faculty members on campus, and noted the stigma attached to his beliefs.

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