University Prof Who Called for ‘White Genocide’ Gets to Keep His Job

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Drexel University announced yesterday that it will not take action against the professor who tweeted that all he wants “for Christmas is White Genocide.”

George Ciccariello-Maher, Associate Professor of Politics and Global Studies, sent the tweet in question on Christmas Eve, followed by another that bolstered the white genocide in Haiti as a “very good thing indeed.”

The professor defended his tweets, claiming it was a satirical take on white genocide, which is a “figment of the racist imagination.”

Drexel initially denounced the tweet, calling it “utterly reprehensible” and “deeply disturbing,” yet on Thursday released a statement calling Ciccariello-Maher’s language “protected speech” that should not be “taken at face value.”

[RELATED: Drexel ‘white genocide’ prof claims university support]

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