Prof at elite university calls whites ‘inhuman a**holes,’ says ‘time to end this.’ School’s reaction?

Prof at elite university calls whites ‘inhuman a**holes,’ says ‘time to end this.’ School’s reaction?
Johnny Eric Williams (Image: Trinity College)

The best answer to the question posed in the title would be a .WAV file of chirping crickets. The institution in question is Connecticut’s Trinity College, which academically speaking is a good school: It comes in at number 38 in U.S. News and World Report’s ranking of liberal arts colleges. The faculty member in question is one Johnny Eric Williams, who teaches sociology.

One last question worth asking is whether Johnny Eric Williams will still be teaching at Trinity after the administration reacts to a post he made on his Facebook page three days ago. So far there has been no comment from the university regarding the post, which contained the following (via Campus Reform):

Campus Reform provides the back story for Williams’s angry and obscene rant, explaining that two days earlier, he had shared a link an equally over-the-top post at the website Medium titled “Let Them F*cking Die” [the second word is spelled out in the original]. The reference here is to House Majority Whip Steve Scalise and others, who were wounded last week on a ball field in Alexandria, Va., when a man armed to the teeth suddenly and inexplicably opened fire on them.

The script that liberals have followed since the shooting ignores totally the fact that the gunman was “one of theirs” — James Hodgkinson was a card-carrying Democrat with radical ideas — because it fails to comport with their narrative that all shooters are right-wing lunatics. Instead they have taken refuge in hyperbole — Scalise is the most anti-LGBT lawmaker inside the Beltway — and what they believe to be irony: One of the Capitol Police officers who rushed to his aide is a black lesbian.

In light of all this, Johnny Eric Williams saw fit to vent in print:

Back in the time of Martin Luther King, the goal of civil rights activists was equality for blacks and other oppressed minorities. Now that that dream has been realized and then some, will Trinity College apply equal justice in judging the suitability of Johnny Eric Williams’s continuing tenure on the faculty? You can bet your bottom dollar that if he were white, he would been cleaning out his desk by Monday at the latest.

Howard Portnoy

Howard Portnoy

Howard Portnoy has written for The Blaze, HotAir, NewsBusters, Weasel Zippers, Conservative Firing Line, RedCounty, and New York’s Daily News. He has one published novel, Hot Rain, (G. P. Putnam’s Sons), and has been a guest on Radio Vice Online with Jim Vicevich, The Alana Burke Show, Smart Life with Dr. Gina, and The George Espenlaub Show.


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