Skip to comments.Geraldo Rivera Quits Post After Yale Removes Slavery Supporter's Name
Posted on 02/13/2017 3:28:44 PM PST by nickcarraway
Fox News personality Geraldo Rivera quit his position at Yale University after the Ivy League school announced it would remove the name of a pro-slavery lawmaker from one of its residential colleges.
Yale's Calhoun College was named after Vice President John C. Calhoun, a 19th-century slavery supporter and white supremacist from South Carolina who attended Yale.
Yale announced plans to rename Calhoun College after Grace Murray Hopper, an alum of the school and a renowned computer scientist and Navy rear admiral, the New York Times reported. Rivera announced his decision to resign from his position at the university on Sunday over Twitter.
Resigned yesterday as Associate Fellow of Calhoun College at Yale. Been an honor but intolerant insistence on political correctness is lame, he tweeted.
Oh crap.....did I say that ??
A now-minor CelebuTard with an ‘honorary’ degree throws a snit and quits.
*YAWN* Jerry Rivers? Get over yourself, already!
Heard today “Yale” was founded by and named after a rather pernicious slave trader who mistreated slaves and others.
If you want a good laugh, read the Wikipedia article on Elihu Yale, especially the subheading Yale University. Learned something new and entertaining today!
Well excuseeeeee me
NO...NO PARDON FOR YOU!
Don’t be a jerk. There may be plenty of Hispanic conservatives on these forums that you turn off because you want to act like a shock jock. Grow up Howard Stern wannabe :/
I have been a conservative Hispanic all my life, and a legal alien, but I am a also a member of the "if the shoe fits" Club.
But by all means, hit us with a DU whine... PC uber alles!
I watched 60 minutes years ago when they profiled Grace Murray Hopper. She was quit a women. I don’t agree with changing the name of Calhoun College but at least they renamed it after an awesome women and not some SJW putz.
So, they should rename the entire university. How about Political Correctness U.?
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