The rescheduled version of Miami University’s Janus Forum went on Thursday night amid controversy around the speakers selected. The spring forum, “Can Both Black and Blue Lives Matter?”, was originally scheduled for March with conservative political commentator Heather Mac Donald and documentary filmmaker Dawn Porter as the debaters. However, the event was postponed after Porter, a proponent of Black Lives Matter, fell ill. Event organizers secured Maryland governor and one-time Democratic presidential candidate Martin O’Malley, as the replacement speaker. However, some were concerned that the addition of O’Malley, who is white, to the slate was a misrepresentation of black...Read More
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