Kill me; I’m a ‘white devil’

Kill me; I’m a ‘white devil’

Jodi S. Cohen and Lolly Bowean, Chicago Tribune:

An online threat to kill 16 white male students or staff in retaliation for the shooting of Laquan McDonald forced the University of Chicago to cancel classes and close its Hyde Park campus Monday, the Tribune has learned, and one person was taken into custody in connection with the threat…

“This is my only warning. At 10AM Monday morning, I’m going to the campus quad of the University of Chicago. I will be armed with an M-4 carbine and two desert eagles, all fully loaded. I will execute approximately 16 white male students and or staff, which is the same number of time McDonald was killed,” wrote the commenter… “I will then die killing any number of white policeman in the process. This is not a joke. I am to do my part and rid the world of white devils. I expect you do the same.”

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I blame myself. I’m white, so I deserve bad things to happen to me in response to every bad thing that has ever happened to a black person.

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