Lipscomb University President Randy Lowry invited Black students to a dinner at his home. The dinner, which included cotton stalk centerpieces, macaroni and cheese and collard greens, was seen by several students in attendance as tone-deaf, at best and racist, at worst.
"Some of those students who attended, of course, were not impressed by the display. One student posted a picture to Instagram showing the centerpieces, adding in her caption that the dishes served included macaroni and cheese, collard greens and cornbread, food that is often stereotypically seen as 'black.'"
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