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Posted by RhodeIslandOne | Mon Oct 30, 2017, 01:51 PM (6 replies)

BLM at William and Mary shut down ACLU forum chanting Liberalism is white supremacy

Flat Hat News is the William and Mary student paper.

http://flathatnews.com/2017/10/02/black-lives-matter-protests-american-civil-liberties-union/

Sept. 27, Black Lives Matter protestors at the College of William and Mary interrupted “Students and the First Amendment,” a scheduled event co-sponsored by AMP and the American Civil Liberties Union.

First Amendment rights have dominated national conversation in recent months, with opposing sides debating the extent to which hate speech counts as free speech. Following the Aug. 11-12 Charlottesville protests, the ACLU voiced a decisive stance on the issue by defending white nationalists’ right to free speech. The move attracted widespread backlash from ACLU supporters and detractors alike, as well as the College’s BLM chapter, which responded by staging its Sept. 27 protest.

The ACLU discussion never occurred because protesters took over the stage within five minutes of Executive Director of the ACLU of Virginia Claire Guthrie Gastañaga’s entrance. Signs in hand, the protesters shouted chants such as “liberalism is white supremacy” and “the revolution will not uphold the constitution.”


The most disturbing part of this article is this....

After the cancellation was announced, remaining students clustered around Gastañaga, hoping to ask questions and voice concerns. These students dispersed, however, when the protesters began circling around them, drowning out Gastañaga and chanting with increased volume.

This is not education. This is not how colleges and universities should be. Actually preventing students from having even an essentially private discussion with the speaker? Straight up bullying bullshit.

I noticed most of the students protesting in the picture appear to be white.
Posted by RhodeIslandOne | Thu Oct 5, 2017, 04:37 AM (63 replies)
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