Cornell campus ‘take a knee’ event featured ‘Free Palestine’ chant

Cornell campus ‘take a knee’ event featured ‘Free Palestine’ chant
Cornell takes a knee. (Image: Courtesy William Jacobson, Legal Insurrection)

[Ed. – Of course it did.  Mostly the same collection of leftists is behind all this…stuff.  The “news” would be if these barking-dog events did NOT reveal that reality.]

On the Cornell University campus, today, we witnessed what has become an all-to-frequent hijacking of other “social justice” causes to turn them against Israel. …

The event, while originally planned for faculty, then expanded to include students. That made for a more impressive photo opportunity, but also made it hard to tell how many faculty actually turned out. …

I estimate the crowd at 300-400. …

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At the Take A Knee event, [Cornell Professor Russell] Rickford mentioned the colonization of Palestine, though I didn’t get it on video so I can’t quote him precisely. There was mild applause.

But to make the point, Rickford ended his speech by leading the crowd in a “Free Palestine” chant, just before people kneeled down.

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