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and is now led by former evangelist Steve Pettit, the first president of the college not in the Jones family.
Indeed, you may have only heard of it if you’re from a Christian fundamentalist background or follow that subculture closely. Although its discriminatory policies preceded desegregation, historian Randall Balmer has noted that it lost its non-profit status due to President Nixon’s crackdown on so-called “segregation academies.” (Among those segregation academies: Jerry Falwell’s Lynchburg Christian School.) Bob Jones received numerous warnings from the federal government and ignored each of them, but when the IRS finally rescinded its status the religious right reacted with outrage, as Balmer recounts: As Elmer L.Although this Post was made on or about May 24, 2007, it belongs in the first part of the interracial dating ban Series.Please excuse the fact that I am unable to keep these posts in order.The following information is apparently a replica of the material posted on Bob Jones University's website regarding the interracial dating ban.It was obviously designed to deflect attention from the facts and soften Bob Jones University's image of being run by the traditional racists Bob Jones Jr. Note that at the end of the BJU website post, the Bible is invoked in a way to make it seem that Bob Jones University was being unfairly targeted for its views.