(Providence, Rhode Island) - Brown Universities recent (DIAP) has suggested many extremely sensitive and delicately put racial initiatives, and these efforts have physically and emotionally bankrupted local time traveling activists. Under Sources of community input they detail a number of activities, which, at the time, had taken place 90 years in the future, for example:
- Faculty Forum (December 9, 2105), 220 attendees
- Faculty of Color Group (December 10, 2105)
- Chairs and Center Directors Meeting (December 14, 2105)
- Community Forum, hosted by the Swearer Center for Public Service (December 14, 2105), invitees were representatives from local organizations working in areas such as education, community development, arts, disabilities, criminal justice, homelessness, and health.
- Administrative Leadership Group (December 18, 2105)
Now what could have been so important that for 9 days activists had to be sent 90 years into the future to meet with faculty, chairs and center directors, local organizations working in areas such as education, community development, arts, disabilities, criminal justice, homelessness, and health, as well as administrators? Except the race war, and not just any race war, but World Race War III. Imagine having lived through three hellish wars that divided everyone based on race, gender and class, rendering 90% of the world surface uninhabitable with survivors taking refuge in hermetically sealed communities constantly warring with each other for resources and "bio-material". One last refuge of learning survives and they expend the last of their resources, dooming their present to bring a small group of Ivy League activists to see what is their future, if they can't fix their past. These shell shocked activists, returning broken and with but one message, "diversity by any means necessary". fearful of the future, some unwilling to even use their names anymore, fearing cybernetic time agents bent on turning humanity against each other, as can be read about here in greater length. One time traveling student activists reported “My grades dropped dramatically. My health completely changed. I lost weight. I’m on antidepressants and anti-anxiety pills right now. (Counseling and Psychological Services) counselors called me. I had deans calling me to make sure I was okay,” Meanwhile, he struggled to balance his classes, job and social life with the activism to which he feels so dedicated. Stressors and triggers flooded his life constantly, he said. In any event, sentence or subtext he can see the seeds of a cycle of violence that will destroy us all, and how microaggression will mutate into Macroaggression and genocidal ideation. Some of the time travelers have even begun using the pronouns xe, xem and xyr to avoid lost generations and making a wasteland of our future. How their efforts will bear fruit, or if they would ever become functional adults is unknown, though unlikely.