Princeton professor vs. Princeton’s “Black Justice League”

American Conservative: Joshua T. Katz, a distinguished Classics professor at Princeton, published a brave essay on Quillette the other day, criticizing a lengthy list of demands by woke Princeton professors. He said there are some things he agrees with. On the other hand:

But then there are dozens of proposals that, if implemented, would lead to civil war on campus and erode even further public confidence in how elite institutions of higher education operate. Some examples: “Reward the invisible work done by faculty of color with course relief and summer salary” and “Faculty of color hired at the junior level should be guaranteed one additional semester of sabbatical” and “Provide additional human resources for the support of junior faculty of color.” Let’s leave aside who qualifies as “of color,” though this is not a trivial point. It boggles my mind that anyone would advocate giving people—extraordinarily privileged people already, let me point out: Princeton professors—extra perks for no reason other than their pigmentation.

Prof. Katz responded to the list’s demand that Princeton apologize to members of the “Black Justice League.” Writes Katz:

The Black Justice League, which was active on campus from 2014 until 2016, was a small local terrorist organization that made life miserable for the many (including the many black students) who did not agree with its members’ demands. Recently I watched an “Instagram Live” of one of its alumni leaders, who—emboldened by recent events and egged on by over 200 supporters who were baying for blood—presided over what was effectively a Struggle Session against one of his former classmates. It was one of the most evil things I have ever witnessed, and I do not say this lightly.

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6 Comments on Princeton professor vs. Princeton’s “Black Justice League”

  1. These people put the ‘pig’ in ‘pigmentation’, though michelle obama is the reigning champ.

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  2. To me the word “university” has become a joke. I have nothing but disdain for the professors that teach there and for the people with degrees from said institutions. The further one “advances” in the U.S. “education” system the more stupid they are as proven by this article and pretty much everything that is said by the marxist idiots that perpetrate the system. Furthermore anyone that sends their kids to these institutions are FOOLS.

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  3. Problem with the text: Every human if of color. Are you trying to cater too everybody,
    The Civiil War to free te slaves was estimated to have cost over $6 Billion dollars, 600,300 Union dead,
    with 1.5 million maimed. Enough is enough!

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  4. As an elderly Jewish man in Poland in WWII said to the German SS who were arresting him: God sees the evil that you are doing.

    He likely did not live too much longer. I read this a couple of decades ago and his words have never left me.

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