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White students fed up with black professorís racial screeds, lawsuits fly
Daily Caller ^ | 5/26/14 | Robby Soave

Posted on 05/27/2014 12:14:15 PM PDT by Impala64ssa

The politics of faux victimization are spiraling out of control at a community college in Minneapolis, Minnesota, where several white students, their black professor and irritated administrators have one-upped each other with complaints, reprimands and now a lawsuit.

The trouble began in English professor Shannon Gibney’s Introduction to Mass Communications class at Minneapolis Community and Technical College. Though the class ostensibly has little to do with race, Gibney considers herself an activist on racial issues, and frequently invokes white privilege and oppression during class time, according to her students. (She has previously taught classes on race and gender.)

Recently, several white students announced that they had had enough with Gibney’s incessant racial screed. They interrupted her during a lecture, and said, “Why do we have to talk about this in every class? Why do we have to talk about this?” according to Gibney’s account of the incident, which was recorded by the City College News.

Gibney felt put on the spot, but told the students not to take matters personally.

“We are not talking about all white people, or you white people in general,” she told them. “We are talking about whiteness as a system of oppression.”

Perhaps unsurprisingly, this failed to provide comfort to the white students. Next, Gibney invited them to file a racial harassment complaint with the college if they were so offended.

So they did.

Last week, the college reprimanded Gibney and accused of her creating a hostile work environment for white students.

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TOPICS: Culture/Society; News/Current Events; US: Minnesota
KEYWORDS: minneapolis; minnesota; racism; shannongibney
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FTA,Shannon, I find it troubling that the manner in which you led a discussion on the very important topic of structural racism alienated two students who may have been most in need of learning about the subject…(my emphasis added) Your actions in targeting select students based on their race and gender caused them embarrassment and created a hostile learning environment.”

So in other words, the university wants her to keep bashing Whites, they just want her to encourage the Whites to jump on the self-hating guilt rip bus by using honey instead of vinegar. This is what the millenials put themselves in tens of thousands of $$$ of student loan debt for?

1 posted on 05/27/2014 12:14:15 PM PDT by Impala64ssa
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“We are not talking about all white people, or you white people in general,” she told them. “We are talking about whiteness as a system of oppression.”


She doesn’t see people as individuals. She sees them as part of a group. Black, white, male, female, etc. It is the liberal way.

Liberals love the masses but hate people. Conservatives love people but hate the masses.

This woman would be better suited as an ant in an ant colony. It really is the socialist way.


2 posted on 05/27/2014 12:17:15 PM PDT by cuban leaf
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To: left that other site

PING


3 posted on 05/27/2014 12:17:37 PM PDT by kingattax (America needs more real Americans.)
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To: Impala64ssa

Racism—Black, White, Brown, Red or Yellow has no place in a College Classroom! Fire all racist! As I would not have a KKK Clegal teaching a class so too I would not have a Black Panther—It would be like teaching a class on The Holocaust with a Nazi instructor!


4 posted on 05/27/2014 12:19:05 PM PDT by Forward the Light Brigade (Into the Jaws of H*ll)
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To: Impala64ssa

“Professor Gibney, do you ever think an African American will ever be allowed to be a college professor here? “


5 posted on 05/27/2014 12:21:33 PM PDT by AppyPappy
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To: Impala64ssa
alienated two students who may have been most in need of learning about the subject
Doesn't get clearer than that - it's the white students fault for being racist in the first place, soooo, being a racist teacher is okay.
6 posted on 05/27/2014 12:22:01 PM PDT by oh8eleven (RVN '67-'68)
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To: Impala64ssa

Kudos to the students who filed suit against this racist harassment.

Who is paying for this lousy instructor to bully students? If the answer is “taxpayers”, then Minnesotans are stupid. Let’s hope the next generation will have more spine.


7 posted on 05/27/2014 12:25:06 PM PDT by txrefugee
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This is what the millenials put themselves in tens of thousands of $$$ of student loan debt for?

Yep.
There's a certain sadistic/masochistic streak in our society at the moment… what's interesting is how someone highlighting the lose-lose situations being forced by the circumstances is alienated/dismissed. Suggest that someone ought to not burden themselves at all w/ student debt, or that 'education' isn't worth the cost, and see how quickly you're dismissed — it's even apparent in some of the professional fields, such as the well-known problems of C [and C-like programming languages] making them unsuitable for writing correct/secure code where suggestions of using alternate languages are readily dismissed.

8 posted on 05/27/2014 12:29:40 PM PDT by OneWingedShark (Q: Why am I here? A: To do Justly, to love mercy, and to walk humbly with my God.)
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To: Impala64ssa
The high school English teacher in Corinth, Mississippi, is pushing black literature over traditional English literature that pushes the black agenda. I am sickened when my daughter doesn't know English literature but knows all about ebonics.
9 posted on 05/27/2014 12:30:01 PM PDT by vetvetdoug
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To: Impala64ssa

IOW

She is too abrasive and needs to soften it up a bit

They should demand a new professor/teacher and/or their tuition back


10 posted on 05/27/2014 12:32:46 PM PDT by GeronL (Vote for Conservatives not for Republicans)
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To: AppyPappy

My questions would be:
Professor do you qualify as an “African American”?
Are you from Africa?
If so, do descendants of immigrants from the 18th-19th century get to associate themselves with their ancestors’ country of origin as well?
Do whites from South Africa get to be labeled as African American?


11 posted on 05/27/2014 12:34:11 PM PDT by Resolute Conservative
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... or you white people in general...

Remember when Perot used 'you people' in a speech at the NAACP?..........................

12 posted on 05/27/2014 12:38:20 PM PDT by Red Badger (Soon there will be another American Civil War. Will make the first one seem like a Tea Party........)
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And the college and professor will still be receiving substantial subsidies.

As long as the state takes tax money from conservatives and give it to liberal educators, conservatism isn't going to make much progress. The economic deck is stacked against them.

13 posted on 05/27/2014 12:38:45 PM PDT by freerepublicchat
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To: Impala64ssa

Colleges and Universities, et al should eliminate ALL race/ethnic/gender/homosexual “studies” programs and courses.

Get them out of governments and public schools too. As well as tax advantaged “non profits”

If one wants to go on about this BS, let them do so with their own TIME with their OWN money and on an AFTER TAX basis

Effem


14 posted on 05/27/2014 12:39:45 PM PDT by A_Former_Democrat (Shame on Sam The Sham . . . Michael ScAM . . .$$$ grab all planned by this "handlers")
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To: A_Former_Democrat

I have no problem in offering some courses but I don’t think there is enough scholarship there to warrant departments and degrees.


15 posted on 05/27/2014 12:40:41 PM PDT by Ted Grant
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To: cuban leaf
"We are not talking about all white people, or you white people in general," she told them. "We are talking about whiteness as a system of oppression."

In other words, racism is whatever I say it is.

16 posted on 05/27/2014 12:40:55 PM PDT by Arm_Bears (Shoot cops that shoot dogs.)
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To: Impala64ssa

There are indications, and this is one of them,that the rising generation aren’t going to accept being called racists directly or indirectly. They KNOW they aren’t.


17 posted on 05/27/2014 12:42:08 PM PDT by TalBlack (Evil doesn't have a day job.)
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To: Impala64ssa
This is the kind of activism that Conservatives need to embrace. ATTACK liberals. Make them hurt.

Pointing out liberal hypocrisy and corruption worked 20 years ago. It doesn't work anymore. Conservatives have facts and logic on our side and will win every debate - and we continue to get our asses kicked. Peaceful rallies and waving the flag doesn't work. We get mocked and called racists.

The conservative movement needs to go on the offensive and attack and destroy these bastards, one at a time if necessary, the same way they've been on the attack for at least 40 years. Use the court system the same way the libs have been using it for decades. We should have been doing this years ago.

18 posted on 05/27/2014 12:43:08 PM PDT by IDontLikeToPayTaxes
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To: cuban leaf

“She doesn’t see people as individuals. She sees them as part of a group. Black, white, male, female, etc. It is the liberal way.”

Yep, and it’s a mental illness if you ask me. If I walked around focused on race all the time, so much so that it literally colored (no pun intended) everything I did and said, wouldn’t that qualify as an obsession?

I sure hope whites start waking up to the fact that the race based crap the left always spouts is not reciprocal. Whites, being the so-called oppressors, are not part of the grievance industry’s diversity and tolerance plans.


19 posted on 05/27/2014 12:45:27 PM PDT by CitizenUSA (America for Americans first!)
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To: Impala64ssa

Actually a college education is not worth the $$ nor needed for most of the predicted future jobs-———http://market-ticker.org/akcs-www?post=229041


20 posted on 05/27/2014 12:46:52 PM PDT by yadent
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