Fitchburg State U. Hosts Racially Segregated Safe Spaces for Students to Process Rittenhouse Verdict
“The Center for Diversity and Inclusiveness is creating space for our community”
The school didn’t even get the facts straight. An email to students claimed that Jacob Blake was killed by police.
FOX News reports:
Massachusetts university hosts segregated ‘processing’ spaces for responding to Rittenhouse verdict
Fitchburg State University in Massachusetts hosted several “processing” spaces segregated by race in response to the Kyle Rittenhouse trial verdict, which found Rittenhouse not guilty on all charges.
The Fitchburg State University Center for Diversity & Inclusiveness announced the “processing” spaces were announced in an email to campus community members, which also erroneously stated that Jacob Blake was killed.
“The Center for Diversity and Inclusiveness is creating space for our community to process the ’not guilty’ on all accounts verdict in the Kenosha, Wisconsin case where Kyle Rittenhouse, an Illinois native shot and killed two people protesting the wrongful death of Jacob Blake in 2020. Kyle was acquitted of all charges in the case after driving to Wisconsin with an automatic rifle,” the email read.
Jacob Blake was paralyzed, but not killed, after being shot by a police officer in August 2020. The police officer who responded to the domestic disturbance call that led to Blake’s shooting was not charged either by the state or by the federal government after investigations.
The email then went on to say that Fitchburg State University would be providing “virtual and in-person physical spaces” where students and staff will get the chance to “discuss your thoughts, emotions, and reflections.”
The four “processing” spaces include a “Students of Color Processing Space,” “White Student Ally Processing Space,” “Faculty and Staff of Color Processing Space,” and a “White Faculty and Staff Ally Processing Space.”
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