Due to his anti-Semitic remarks, Kanye West had his honorary doctorate revoked.

The school of the Art Institute of Chicago has canceled Kanye Wests honorary doctorate . Decision was made in response to a petition started by members of the SAIC community to revoke Wests honorary degree .

The school of the Art Institute of Chicago has canceled Kanye Wests honorary doctorate, according to a statement issued by The Hollywood Reporter, an American entertainment news organization, in a statement to The Chicago Sun-Times, SAIC officials said, The School of the Art Institute of Chicago condemns and dismisses Kanye Wests (now known as Ye) anti-Black, anti-Semitic, racial, and derogatory remarks, particularly those made The decision was made in response to a change.org petition started by members of the SAIC community to revoke Wests honorary degree in response to his recent anti-Semitic remarks, according to a school spokeswoman for The Hollywood Reporter.The award is given to a figure who has made numerous public statements in recent months defending and defending anti-Semetism.Regardless of his contributions prior to receiving this award, it is unnecessary for Ye, as he is now known, to continue to use the School of the Art Institute of Chicago to help legitimize fear and violence, according to the petition, which has been partially published.

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