A Texas A&M professor said some radical things about race and violence toward white people. In a 2012 podcast, Prof. Tommy Curry said that “in order to be equal, in order to be liberated, some white people may have to die.” I was waiting to see how the school would defend the professor.
Here’s some of what Aggie President Michael K. Young had to say. Get a barf bag before reading further. I’ll give you some time to find one:
“The interview features disturbing comments about race and violence that stand in stark contrast to Aggie core values – most notably those of respect, excellence, leadership and integrity – values that we hold true toward all of humanity.”
Here’s the kicker:
“The First Amendment of the U.S. Constitution protects the rights of others to offer their personal views, no matter how reprehensible those views may be. It also protects our right to freedom of speech which I am exercising now.”
If Texas A&M “stand[s] against the advocacy of violence, hate, and killing,” then why is Prof. Curry not at least under administrative leave?
Can you imagine what the resp…
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