Sometimes wading through the new America according to Obama where everything is about race and nothing is about uniting as Americans is as difficult as it is tiring. So one can only imagine the utter frustration and even anger that White students had to feel sitting through class after class where a Black Professor made them the convenient targets of her inner demons.
This seemed to be the common practice of English Professor Shannon Gibney who turned her class at Minneapolis Community and Technical College into a frequent diatribe about alleged White privilege, according to the Daily Caller. Is it racism in reverse or is it the actions of an out of control teacher who is searching for fake racial victimization?
Imagine the reality of having a target painted on your back in an English class which has precious little to do with racism or racial issues. The class was turned on its head and used as a personal crusade against non-minorities: i.e. White people. Even if oppression occurred in the nation’s past, the reality that this professor and many of the civil rights pimps of today who continue to cling to divisive racist instigation is disturbing yet acceptable by leaders like Barack Obama. Remember who he inserted himself into the criminal trial of George Zimmerman by asserting that if he had a son, “He would look like Trayvon Martin”?
Professor Gibney is clearly caught in a time warp where her comfort zone is not complete unless she can raise the shadows of past racial injustices and create a whole new imagined racism stew today in modern Minneapolis, Minnesota.
One truly has to wonder did the English Department or the college even scrutinize her teaching credentials to see if she is really certified, because something is surely amiss here. She claims according to the Daily Caller that she was not, “talking about all white people, or you white people in general.” Professor Gibney instead suggested that, “We are talking about whiteness as a system of oppression.”
Well there they go again. The old talk and the old ways used by civil rights leader wannabes who missed the great civil rights marches by about fifty years and want to resurrect the past right here and right now.
To their credit the students who were feeling more than targeted by this out of sync with modern reality professor was not taking this continuous admonition by her sitting down. Instead, the students filed a racial harassment complaint against her, and the college reprimanded Professor Gibney for “creating a hostile work environment for white students,” said the Daily Caller.
Now the other shoe drops. The Black professor responded to the well-earned reprimand by the college by filing a class action lawsuit against the college. She joined with others in alleging that the college has created a workplace that is discriminatory against people of color.
Now wait for the drum roll, because in less than a week the college and the nation can expect Rev. Jesse Jackson and Rev. Al Sharpton to show upon campus complete with megaphone to shout out, “We shall Overcome!” Old habits never die…but they really should.
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