In the vain of “you just can’t make this up,” A University President shocked his sensitive students when he revealed who was behind recent on-campus racist threats. It occurred during a recent gathering as Kean University President Dawood Farahi announced the findings of their investigation behind the threats. According to The Blaze:
“We are saddened to learn that the person allegedly responsible was an active participant in the rally that took place on campus on Tuesday, Nov. 17 and is a former student of Kean,” Farahi said to gasps.
Police say 24-year-old Kayla-Simone McKelvey, who is black, left the Nov. 17 demonstration on Kean University’s campus and created an anonymous Twitter account to post a threat against black students.
“I will shoot any black person I see at Kean University,” she allegedly wrote in one tweet.
In another she allegedly stated, “the cops won’t save you….you’re black.”
A short time later, McKelvey returned to the rally and began to circulate details about the fake threat, according to police.
McKelvey, a former president of the Pan-African Student Union, has been charged with third-degree creating a public false alarm, The Star-Ledger reports.
In his address to students and faculty, Farahi said “no cause or issue gives anyone the right to threaten the safety of others” and asserted the “horrible tweets tried to tear us apart and tarnish our reputation, but they have failed.”
However, some seemed undeterred to learn that the racist threats were made by a black former student actively involved in on-campus protests.
James Conyers, director of the African Studies Department, reportedly argued it “does not matter that it was a black person who did this — this was all in the context of racism.”
Isn’t that great. It’s still racist, even if a black person fabricated threats against black people. I guess anything goes as long as it supports your agenda. It seems logic and reason have flown out the window and anyone can say anything – regardless of how bizarre, and it’s okay.
Perhaps we’re not sensitive enough and the victim in this case (the culprit) should be celebrated rather than punished? I don’t know, what do you think? Leave a comment with your thoughts below.
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