Originally posted by joe shmo
A quote from the brother of a liberal Biology Proffessor at Evergreen College in Washington State who was asked to leave campus because he was white...
Right-wing writers love to spew inflammatory ishonest distortions here about racial issues.
"...who was asked to leave campus because he was white."
Really? Are there any white professors remaining at this college?
Were all white professors asked to leave or just this one, supposedly?
And if just this one, could there not be another reason beside his whiteness that he was singled out?
"Student protests about race boiled over in late May, attracting national attention, when video
of students of color shouting at a professor, the college president and other school officials went viral.
Student protesters were upset about racism on campus and said on social media that police
had responded too aggressively to their peaceful demonstration. But the protests quickly
became a symbol nationally for people who saw them as further evidence that college campuses
have been overtaken by liberal extremists unwilling to listen to opposing viewpoints.
As at many colleges, racial tensions had been simmering all year. They boiled over after a white professor
objected to a request by a school official that white people avoid campus on a day of symbolic protest."
"Over the weekend, the school’s board of trustees decried “the lack of tolerance and
respect” displayed by some students during the protests in May, calling it indefensible....
Dozens of faculty members signed a document expressing solidarity with the student
protesters and pledging to work to improve race relations on campus."
This story seems much more complex and nuanced than Joe Shmo's biased framing
of it in implicitly arguing that white men are the most oppressed group in the USA.