Newspaper article St Louis Post-Dispatch (MO)

Pennsylvania Professor under Fire for 'White Genocide' Tweet

Newspaper article St Louis Post-Dispatch (MO)

Pennsylvania Professor under Fire for 'White Genocide' Tweet

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A Drexel University professor has been summoned to a meeting with school officials after he tweeted a Christmas Eve message that appeared to support "white genocide."

George Ciccariello-Maher, who is white and an associate professor of politics at the Philadelphia university, told the Associated Press by email Monday that his Christmas Eve message to nearly 11,000 Twitter followers "All I Want for Christmas is White Genocide" was meant to be satirical.

Drexel was not amused, condemning Ciccariello-Maher's tweet and saying in a statement it was "taking this situation very seriously."

"While the University recognizes the right of its faculty to freely express their thoughts and opinions in public debate, Professor Ciccariello-Maher's comments are utterly reprehensible, deeply disturbing, and do not in any way reflect the values of the University," Drexel said. …

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