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posted by martyb on Saturday October 29 2016, @02:53PM   Printer-friendly
from the whatever-happened-to-DEsegregation? dept.

The Washington Times reports a story about protesters on the UC Berkeley campus physically blocking white students from accessing a bridge while police stand by and watch:

Students at the University of California, Berkeley held a day of protest on Friday to demand the creation of additional “safe spaces” for transgender and nonwhite students, during which a human chain was formed on a main campus artery to prevent white students from getting to class.

The demonstrators were caught on video blocking Berkeley’s Sather Gate, holding large banners advocating the creation of physical spaces segregated by race and gender identity, including one that read “Fight 4 Spaces of Color.”

Protesters can be heard shouting “Go around!” to white students who attempt to go through the blockade, while students of color are greeted with calls of “Let him through!”

Students turned away by the mob are later shown filing through trees and ducking under branches in order to cross Strawberry Creek, which runs underneath the bridge.

The protests were a response to a Safe Space being moved from the fifth floor of a building down to the basement.

[Original version of this story had "UCLA"; corrected to: "UC Berkeley" -Ed.]

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  • (Score: 0) by Anonymous Coward on Sunday October 30 2016, @12:05AM

    by Anonymous Coward on Sunday October 30 2016, @12:05AM (#420370)

    > Get a fucking dictionary. And, be sure that it wasn't published by democrats.

    Oh, so now you have your own dictionary. Unable to explain away your literal words, you are trying to wish them away.

    You said "shouting obscenities. " You did not say threaten, you did not say attack.

    > You may choose to play stupid, but I'm not playing.

    No, you certainly aren't playing. For you, its real.

  • (Score: 2) by Runaway1956 on Sunday October 30 2016, @08:21AM

    by Runaway1956 (2926) Subscriber Badge on Sunday October 30 2016, @08:21AM (#420458) Homepage Journal

    I used the words "militants" and "shouting obscenities" in the same sentence.

    The KKK is notorious for having murdered a number of black people. They come drag you away from your home, and hang you under a bridge. Now a bunch of racist louts walking up your driveway to get you ARE NOT shouting obscenities? Jesus H. Christ, you're dense. In your world, the KKK has always been extremely disciplined, never shouting or cursing their victims. Just quietly take care of business, with courtesy and efficiency.

    One more time, get a fucking dictionary.

    Make an actual interesting, germane, and relevant point and you may get away with Flamebait - 'Zumi