“It’s supremely typical of campus radicals to dismiss the content of a speech they haven’t heard”
A minority student group at the school suggested that Shapiro is promoting white supremacy, which is just absurd.
FOX News reports:
Ben Shapiro blasts Boston University students ‘triggered’ by campus speech
Ben Shapiro responded to a minority group at Boston University who said they would be “overwhelmed” and “triggered” by his talk on campus.
Invited by the Young America’s Foundation chapter on campus, the 35-year-old host of “The Ben Shapiro Show” is giving a speech Wednesday night titled “America was not built on slavery, it was built on freedom.” Black BU, Boston University’s minority student group, has taken issue with the speech in an open letter to Shapiro.
“Abandoned, triggered, frustrated, disheartened, devalued, infuriated, overwhelmed, ignored, embarrassed of BU,” the group wrote in part. “It’s important to reject and refute language that emboldens the ideologies of white supremacy.”
The conservative commentator, who has repeatedly spoken out against and been a target of white supremacists, responded Tuesday.
“It’s supremely typical of campus radicals to dismiss the content of a speech they haven’t heard,” Shapiro told The Daily Wire, for which he is editor-in-chief. “Suffice it to say, I have never and will never downplay the horrors or legacy of slavery…I look forward to all of us exercising our rights…”
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