Rutgers prof taken to hospital for psych evaluation after tweets threatening to kill whites

Rutgers prof taken to hospital for psych evaluation after tweets threatening to kill whites
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[Ed. – Allred not all right.]

A Rutgers University professor who created a “politicizing Beyoncé” course was taken to a New York City hospital for a psychiatric evaluation after campus police said he made threats to kill white people.

The NYPD said that officers took Kevin Allred to Bellevue Hospital for evaluation after being contacted by the Rutgers Police Department about the threats. He was subsequently released.

A spokesman for Rutgers said that campus police responded to a student’s complaint.

Allred, who has been prolific on Twitter since President-elect Donald Trump won the race for the White House earlier this week, said that he was forced to go to the hospital because of rhetorical political statements, not threats.

“even the doctors thought it was ridiculous to take me to a psychiatric hospital and force me evaluation,” he said in one tweet. “it was f—ing intimidation.” (All quotes are presented in their original form, without correcting for capitalization or typos.)

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