OP is talking about the comments from Ball, Bennett, and Ellison which criticize any critique about their exclusion of discussing women of color and state that since Newsweek is a “mainstream” magazine it’s only natural to focus only on white women.
I read the email when it was originally making the rounds and I think this resignation business in absurd. Just extend a proper apology that acknowledges why it was shitty to still hold class when the students’ sense of safety was compromised. I don’t even like the dude and I don’t think he should resign or be fired.
The fuck? What kind of peak whiteness have you achieved that you’d rather lose your job than just... apologize for being an asshole? Did anyone ask for his resignation? Or did he just figure it would be easier to pick up, white privilege overflowing, and run away from those feral black kids to a new job far away that… Read more
We have school shootings every. other. week. These aren’t “bullies.” These are people making terrorist threats against a specific group of students. In a world where people do this kind of thing on a regular basis. I know that it’s only supposed to be scary terrorism if the people making the threats are Muslim and… Read more
Touching anyone’s anything without permission is rude. But this rude is extra entitled because the white people are laughing and they don’t even know what they have done. Or they do know and they don’t seem to care.
It’s a bit early for my afternoon nap.