A bake sale at UC Berkeley has many shaking their heads at a group that claims their racist sale is in protest to an Affirmative Action-like bill currently on the desk of Gov. Jerry Brown.
The Increase Diversity Bake Sale being held by the UC Berkeley College Republicans (BCR) is not at all about increasing diversity. Instead, the group is basing the price of their baked goods on the buyers’ ethnicity or sex.
In a now-removed Facebook page for the sale, BCR initially stated:
Most students feel that their voices aren’t heard in the baked goods controversy. They also believe that our UCs and CSUs need to be more diverse. YOU have the OPPORTUNITY to increase DIVERSITY and student VOICES by buying some PASTRIES and helping redistribute wealth for SOCIAL JUSTICE through BAKED GOODS…
To ensure the fairest distribution, and make sure that there are a DIVERSE population of RACES of students getting BCR’s delicious baked goods, the pricing structure will be as follows: