'Obligated To Fight Back': After UNC Snub, '1619 Project' Founder Makes Bold Move For Free Speech 1

‘Obligated To Fight Back’: After UNC Snub, ‘1619 Project’ Founder Makes Bold Move For Free Speech

After initially being denied tenure by UNC, Pulitzer-prize winning journalist and founder of “The 1619 Project” Nikole Hannah-Jones has accepted a position at Howard University. Dr. Jason Johnson is joined by Joy Reid, who was a visiting professor at Howard University, to discuss the significance of this decision and the GOP attacks against critical race theory. (This interview is from MSNBC’s “The Beat with Ari Melber, a news show covering politics, law and culture airing nightly at 6pm ET on MSNBC. ).

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44 comments

  1. I know this sister was hailey educated but I didn’t know how deep now I know that I don’t think for nothing she is a world educated sister

    1. but becoming a teacher with no experience and with guarantee of not ever being fired is unreal.

    2. She wouldn’t stand for second class treatment! She went to Howard, and many will follow. It’s historical fact, that UNC is NOT an equal opportunity employer.

  2. UNC just got themselves a “self inflicted wound” disrespecting this world renouned educator and history expert..because “Her knowledge made them feel “icky” about their klancestors…

    1. @Cynthia Gonzalez She actually threatened them for the tenure so if that isn’t her attempt to extort than what is to your revisionist delusional ideas?

    2. @KWELI OFFICIAL Yeah extortion, you know, what happens when someone _knowingly_ has the clout of a pitchfork-and-torch-mob and makes unreasonable demands of others confident they have an angry mob at their back willing to destroy anyone who stands in the extortionist’s way…you know…Dems, Socialist Dems, BLM, Antifa….

  3. This is real talk. I went to Boston University adding to the paltry 1% black student population. Trying to get my son into Howard. Just sent this to him. You guys need a show.

    1. Yeah, because fools everywhere will be up in arms over Hannah-Jones’ failure to strong arm tenure out of them…but then the Left isn’t a meritocracy for damned sure.

  4. Daily Reminder: January 6, 2021, Impeached former President Trump attacked America during a joint session of congress certifying the 2020 Election

    1. January 6th a unarmed veteran was killed by a bloodthirsty capitol officer and yet the Republicans did not burn the country.

    2. ​@chance lewis Correction: A domestic terrorist who vandalized a door outside the Speaker’s chamber in the Capitol, defying lawful orders to cease and desist her criminal behavior, was justifiably killed by an officer sworn to protect all members of Congress from threats, foreign or domestic.

    3. @Lecuyer Dooley Oh what threat did a unarmed woman pose? Also amazing how the “terrorists” were let in making it literally the most peaceful riot ever as opposed to the 22 people killed by BLM and billions in damage, but I suppose to you facts be wacist.

  5. This isn’t new. If one is interested there are many examples of male academics purging feminists from academia in the 1970’s. I was there. I wish folks would think about the historical purging of people who won’t tow the party line. Native American Studies programs have been decimated. I support this woman, to the max, but it is important to see the wider trouble.

  6. Man just like that legislation, don’t be bothered, we are the Majority, don’t nobody care about Howard , you don’t need that name, for anything, just like Bottoms , come at em at a different angle, from all sides and dissolve that mess ,let em they lil hateful school, don’t nobody care

  7. the blind ignorance of republicons who refuse to get vaccinated, many of whom will die from Covid-19 or the Delta Variant might just equal or even surpass the number of people denied their right to vote. THIS COULD BE POETIC JUSTICE IN THE MAKING!!! LET THEM DIE

    1. funny you bought up that subject. do who what population is the least likely to ever take the shots. funny you think that same group has been mistreated so bad they wont take of themselves. and from the violence on the news they just dont care about themselves.

    1. @Lecuyer Dooley She created the 1619 which when questioned was destroyed for being fake revisionist lies.

  8. Dude hit it on the head. This is not real until 5-Star basketball players leave or avoid UNC!

  9. “The goal is to have the public read something crazy in the newspaper and immediately think “critical race theory.” We have de-codified the term and will re-codify it to annex the entire range of cultural constructions that are unpopular with Americans.”

    “We have successfully frozen their brand – “critical race theory” – into the public conversation and are steadily driving up negative perceptions. We will eventually turn it toxic, as we put all of the various cultural insanities under that brand category.

    — Christopher Rufo, March 15, 2021

  10. Kids in America’s schools need to learn our racial history in an objective accurate way that’s free of slants from political ideologies.

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