Sunday, December 08, 2013
Which makes it easier for black racists to denigrate white students.
In 2009, she was invited to speak to the staff at City College News, the college’s student newspaper, and used the occasion to criticize white editorial staffers for not doing enough to combat structural racism, according to Minneapolis City Pages.One of the editors who were singled out, identified only as Ryan, responded with this email to Gibney:
I found the nature of your comments to be inflammatory, racist, and sexist–”its been white men.” A statement such as this that implicates some hidden discrimination within our institution in one blanket hateful generalization is both unprofessional and violates the mission statement of MCTC. I would ask you to stop such gross generalizations because they are indeed racist, sexist, and simply hateful. It would be the same as standing up in class and stating that, “I hate all these black women because they always are irrationally screaming at other people.”