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Report: Cornell Offers Racially-Segregated Rock Climbing Class, Changes Description When Questioned

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, February 21, 2021 at 1:30pm 2/21/2021 at 1:30pm

This is just the sort of thing Professor Jacobson talked about in a recent podcast with Allie Beth Stuckey. Critical race training is being embedded in everything.

Campus Reform reports:

Cornell charges students $1,800 for racially-segregated rock climbing class, frantically scrubs website when confronted

Cornell University altered the course description of a racially-segregated physical...

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Cornell Law Professor William Jacobson On Allie Beth Stuckey Podcast Talking Critical Race Training

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LnmKc8UdXYI
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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, February 16, 2021 at 9:00pm 2/16/2021 at 9:00pm
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LnmKc8UdXYI

I appeared last week on Allie Beth Stucky’s Relatable Podcast (video and transcript below), to talk about the new website developed by the Legal Insurrection Foundation, criticalrace.org.

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Will Cornell Apologize To Chemistry Prof. David Collum After Charges Dropped Against Buffalo Cops?

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, February 14, 2021 at 9:30pm 2/14/2021 at 9:30pm

Cornell University Chemistry Professor David B. Collum was targeted in one of the earliest examples of campus cancel culture after the death of George Floyd. The attacks on me would follow by just a few days, though I didn’t know it when I wrote about Prof. Collum.

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Cornell Daily Sun Interviews Professor William Jacobson Re Critical Race Training Database

https://cornellsun.com/2021/02/24/students-weigh-in-on-critical-race-theory-database-launched-by-law-school-professor/
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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, February 11, 2021 at 5:40pm 2/11/2021 at 5:40pm
https://cornellsun.com/2021/02/24/students-weigh-in-on-critical-race-theory-database-launched-by-law-school-professor/

The Cornell Daily Sun student newspaper asked to interview me about our new website, criticalrace.org, which has received enormous media attention and well over a million page views since launch on February 2, 2021.

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Cornell Student Op-Ed on Joe Biden: ‘The End of America?’

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=m55tzTIJwwA
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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, February 2, 2021 at 12:00pm 2/2/2021 at 12:00pm
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=m55tzTIJwwA

Joe Silverstein is a student at Cornell who makes some excellent points about Joe Biden’s presidency here.

From the Cornell Review:

The End of America?

In his first couple of days in office, Joe Biden has already taken action...

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“If they don’t like having me in the building, they can leave … but I’m not going to leave”

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, December 23, 2020 at 9:00pm 12/23/2020 at 9:00pm

I was invited back to The Heritage Foundation’s Daily Signal Podcast, hosted by Virginia Allen, to revisit the ‘cancel culture’ events at Cornell Law School directed at me starting last June, 2020.

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Cornell University Offers ‘Person of Color’ Exemption From Flu Vaccine Requirement

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=M8KLnvgk6Mw
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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, December 9, 2020 at 10:00am 12/9/2020 at 10:00am
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=M8KLnvgk6Mw

Vaccine exemptions based on race? Really? How is this even legal?

Campus Reform reports:

Cornell offers ‘person of color’ exemption for flu vaccine requirement

Students at Cornell University can use their status as a “person of color” to be exempt from the university’s flu vaccine requirement.

“Students who identify as Black, Indigenous, or as a...

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Student Government Officials at Cornell Reportedly Threatened for Voting Against Disarming Police

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, November 25, 2020 at 8:00am 11/25/2020 at 8:00am

We have gotten to the point where people on the left are comfortable using threats and intimidation. Where do they think this will end?

The Washington Free Beacon reports:

Cornell Activists Threaten Peers Who Voted Against Disarming the Police

Cornell University activists are threatening student government representatives who voted against disarming the campus police.

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Over 99% of Cornell Faculty Political Donations Go To Democrats And Liberal PACs

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, October 29, 2020 at 9:45pm 10/29/2020 at 9:45pm

Please sit down. This is going to shock you to your core, and you might lose your balance.

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English Department at Cornell Votes to Change Name to ‘Department of Literatures In English’

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, October 10, 2020 at 1:30pm 10/10/2020 at 1:30pm

The reasons given for this change are straight out of the progressive playbook. It’s not about making the department better, it’s about power and control.

BoingBoing reports:

Cornell English Department votes to change name to “Department of Literatures In English”

According to an article on Brittle Paper written by Mũkoma wa Ngũgĩ and Carole...

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Cornell ranks low in campus free speech survey, abysmal on student free expression

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=M8KLnvgk6Mw
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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, September 29, 2020 at 7:30pm 9/29/2020 at 7:30pm
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=M8KLnvgk6Mw

It’s not like I told you so, but I told you so.

For years I have been documenting the increasingly oppressive atmosphere for free speech at Cornell University, including shout-downs and disruptions of conservative and/or pro-Israel speakers and events. That atmosphere now is in overdrive with a push from...

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Cornell Faculty Coalition Calls for Race-Based Hiring, Promotion, and Curriculum (Update)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=M8KLnvgk6Mw
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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, September 9, 2020 at 9:55am 9/9/2020 at 9:55am
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=M8KLnvgk6Mw

Cornell University has joined a growing list of universities embracing “antiracist” activism, a euphemism for race-based advocacy.

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Cornell Students Petition for Expulsion of Freshman TikTok Star for Flouting Coronavirus Rules

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, August 28, 2020 at 12:00pm 8/28/2020 at 12:00pm

The Coronavirus pandemic is creating a snitch culture on some college campuses. It’s sad.

The Washington Post reports:

Cornell students petition to have freshman TikTok star expelled for flouting coronavirus rules

Colleges have been threatening students with stiff penalties for failing to practice social distancing and wear masks, blasting “selfish and reckless” behavior and...

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“you tried to hurt me, but you ended up hurting the law school and you ended up hurting the students”

https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/cancelled-with-rob-rosen-and-desma-simon/id1512890971?i=1000487984504
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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, August 16, 2020 at 7:30pm 8/16/2020 at 7:30pm
https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/cancelled-with-rob-rosen-and-desma-simon/id1512890971?i=1000487984504

I had the pleasure of being interviewed on the podcast Cancelled, hosted by Rob Rosen and Desma Simon. My segment was about 30 minutes long, and we covered not only my situation at Cornell Law School, but also developments more broadly in higher education.

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St. Louis Prosecutor Re-opened Michael Brown Case, Will Not Bring Charges

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, July 30, 2020 at 7:00pm 7/30/2020 at 7:00pm

I was not aware that, despite a grand jury decision not to indict in 2014 and a Justice Department investigation that cleared officer Darren Wilson in the killing of Michael Brown, a St. Louis prosecutor had reopened the case.

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Chicago Tribune’s John Kass will not take a knee to cancel culture

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SqC2EM6Bw6o
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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, July 29, 2020 at 9:00pm 7/29/2020 at 9:00pm
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SqC2EM6Bw6o

George Soros rightly is maligned for his corrupting influence on politics. We have documented, among many other things, how Soros has funded, mostly through organizations in his network, the anti-Israel ecosystem.

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“cancel culture is meant to silence the people who don’t have protection, who don’t have power, who don’t have a platform”

https://video.foxbusiness.com/v/6174859233001/#sp=show-clips
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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, July 25, 2020 at 8:00pm 7/25/2020 at 8:00pm
https://video.foxbusiness.com/v/6174859233001/#sp=show-clips

On Friday, July 24, 2020, I had the pleasure of being interviewed by FOX Business’ Gerry Baker on “WSJ at Large” regarding cancel culture.

The interview was enjoyable for at least a couple of reasons.

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