Anti-Veteran Professor, Who Blamed 'Whiteness' For Mass Murder, Quits

The Drexel University professor who blamed "whiteness" for mass killings has decided to resign his teaching position.

Philadelphia, PA – The Drexel University professor who claimed that white people who carry out mass killings do so because of the shooters’ “whiteness,” announced on Thursday that he will be leaving his tenured position at the end of the year.

In a Tweet, George Ciccariello-Maher, an associate professor of politics and global studies, blamed the “racist Right” for his departure, and claimed that his “situation has become unsustainable” after “nearly a year of harassment.”

“We are at war, and academia is a crucial front in that war,” he wrote in his Tuesday statement. “This is why the Right is targeting campuses with thinly veiled provocations disguised as free speech. My case and many others show just how cynical such appeals are, and how little the Right cares about academic freedom.”

Ciccariello-Maher also urged tenured faculty members to “defend the rights of all faculty” in order to build campus solidarity.

“We need to defend our place in academia against assault from the racist Right,” he said. “The forces of resurgent white supremacy have tasted blood and are howling for more.”

He then addressed the university’s students.

“In the face of aggression from the racist Right and impending global catastrophe, we must defend...the most vulnerable among us...by making our campuses unsafe spaces for white supremacists.”

The self-victimizing professor was already banned from the university campus, following a series of offensive and controversial statements he made over the past year, Inside Higher Ed reported.

Ciccariello-Maher was only allowed to teach his class remotely via video conference – a move he claimed was for his own safety, CNN reported.

His offensive views became more widely known after he tweeted, “All I want for Christmas is white genocide,” on Christmas Eve, 2016.

It seemed that he may have been using sarcasm until he tweeted to clarify, saying, “To clarify: when the whites were massacred during the Haitian Revolution, that was a good thing indeed.”

In March, Ciccariello-Maher said that seeing somebody give up their first-class plane seat for a soldier made him want to vomit.

Finally, in October, he blamed “Trumpism,” “whiteness,” and the “narrative of white victimization” for the Las Vegas mass shooting that killed 58 concertgoers and injured 500 others.

“Whiteness is never seen as a cause, in and of itself, of these kinds of massacres, of other forms of violence,” Ciccariello-Maher told Democracy Now!, “Whiteness is a structure of privilege and it’s a structure of power, and a structure that, when it feels threatened, you know, lashes out.”

Ciccariello-Maher’s last day with Drexel will be Dec. 31.

“Associate Professor George Ciccariello-Maher has decided to resign his employment,” the university said in a statement, according to Inside Higher Ed. “Drexel University wishes Professor Ciccariello-Maher well in his future pursuits.”

Explain whiteness..

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So this guy is so worried about mass shootings, over the past 50 years, roughly over 1000 people killed in all of them. And not all were done by "whiteness". Example, remember the Pulse Night Club in Orlando, was the worse modern shooting until Vegas? Done by an "Afghanistan American" - since we like to classify people of where their ancestors are from and where they are now - that was born in NY. A Jihadist. 1000 people? In just the past few years the city of Chicago alone beats that in "regular" shootings which are far more frequent. And if you count ALL homicide, stabbings, etc they reach 1000 easy in two years. Since after all dead is dead. And who is to blame for all the violence in Chicago? Bet whiteness aint it. https://www.washingtonpost.com/graphics/national/mass-shootings-in-america/

@Det_John_Kimble I'd put mass shootings and cannibalism and pedophilia in the "inhumane shit white people do" category. You're entitled to your biases, I'm entitled to mine.

I don't really care what you think If you are comfortable with your statements attached your picture with your posts. If that professor was to walk down 1 block in Chicago or in downtown LA at night Have him post his reaction on this post Exercise is good for everyone

I always try to see both sides Of course, I live in the real world

Actually, most "mass shootings" happen in Democratic Inner Cities. Hardly a "white" domicile.

@DocRyder don't make shit up to make yourself feel better.

@Det_John_Kimble he wasn't Afghan American. He was American.

This guy should be "followed" and every potential future employer informed of his 'opinions' . He should never pollute a classroom or "online'" students ever again.

Yes most mass shooters in the US are white. Most serial killers are white too. Those 2 types account for a small percentage of murder in the US. Anyone has a better chance of being struck by lightning twice than dying from either one. Now walk down the street in the wrong neighborhood in Chicago, and your chances increase exponentially.

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