Back in 2018 we published a number of blogs about Smith College student Oumou Kanoute, after she claimed to have been discriminated against and nearly killed by an unarmed campus cop who wanted to know why she was trespassing in a building that was closed. According to her “All I did was be black,” and she immediately sought out media attention by posting about it on Facebook.
The mob demanded to know the name of the employee who contacted campus security, and the poor oppressed woman of color who attends a school that costs $72K a year, posted their names on Facebook.
Food service worker Jackie Blair and janitor Mark Patenaude were named, shamed, threatened, placed on leave, and forever had their reputations tarnished as result of this post. School President Kathleen McCartney, who is white and had previously been attacked by students for not being woke enough, catered to the mob out of fear because she is a gutless coward. She apologized to the spoiled upstate New York brat who has had every possible advantage in life you could imagine, while chastising the service workers who made $40K a year. A thorough investigation ruled that the student was in an unauthorized area and no racial discrimination occurred, yet no apology was given to the workers whose lives were severely damaged and the student was not punished.
But please, tell me more about that “white privilege” thing. How did that work for the lowly paid employees who did nothing wrong? The fact of the matter is that there is no such thing as white privilege. There is socioeconomic privilege which Oumou Kanoute has, and there is black privilege which she also has. She has the privilege of automatically being believed when she is lying and then not being punished for it when she is revealed to be a liar.
Former New York Times columnist Bari Weiss recently published a story on her Substack about Smith College staffer Jodi Shaw, who quit in protest of the way the school has responded to this Jussie Smollett incident.
But the climate — and my place at the college — changed dramatically when, in July 2018, the culture war arrived at our campus when a student accused a white staff member of calling campus security on her because of racial bias. The student, who is black, shared her account of this incident widely on social media, drawing a lot of attention to the college. Before even investigating the facts of the incident, the college immediately issued a public apology to the student, placed the employee on leave, and announced its intention to create new initiatives, committees, workshops, trainings, and policies aimed at combating “systemic racism” on campus.
In spite of an independent investigation into the incident that found no evidence of racial bias, the college ramped up its initiatives aimed at dismantling the supposed racism that pervades the campus. This only served to support the now prevailing narrative that the incident had been racially motivated and that Smith staff are racist.
Allowing this narrative to dominate has had a profound impact on the Smith community and on me personally. For example, in August 2018, just days before I was to present a library orientation program into which I had poured a tremendous amount of time and effort, and which had previously been approved by my supervisors, I was told that I could not proceed with the planned program. Because it was going to be done in rap form and “because you are white,” as my supervisor told me, that could be viewed as “cultural appropriation.” My supervisor made clear he did not object to a rap in general, nor to the idea of using music to convey orientation information to students. The problem was my skin color.
As it turned out, my experience in the library was just the beginning. In my new position, I was told on multiple occasions that discussing my personal thoughts and feelings about my skin color is a requirement of my job. I endured racially hostile comments, and was expected to participate in racially prejudicial behavior as a continued condition of my employment. I endured meetings in which another staff member violently banged his fist on the table, chanting “Rich, white women! Rich, white women!” in reference to Smith alumnae. I listened to my supervisor openly name preferred racial quotas for job openings in our department. I was given supplemental literature in which the world’s population was reduced to two categories — “dominant group members” and “subordinated group members” — based solely on characteristics like race.
They wouldn’t let her rap because she was white. Wait till they find out about Macklemore and Eminem. I would’ve paid good money to see this woman rap.
It should be noted that Jodi Shaw is a liberal and a graduate of Smith College. Like the cafeteria worker and the janitor she was vilified as the bad guy for being a white person who refused to completely immerse themselves in woke ideology.
Jodi Shaw was, until this afternoon, a staffer at Smith College in Northampton, Massachusetts. She made $45,000 a year — less than the yearly tuition at the school. She is a divorced mother of two children. She is a lifelong liberal and an alumna of the college. And she has had a front-row seat to the illiberal, neo-racist ideology masquerading as progress. In October 2020, after Shaw felt that she had exhausted all her internal options, she posted a video on YouTube, blowing the whistle on, what she says, is an atmosphere of racial discrimination at the school.
“I ask that Smith College stop reducing my personhood to a racial category. Stop telling me what I must think and feel about myself,” she said. “Stop presuming to know who I am or what my culture is based upon my skin color. Stop asking me to project stereotypes and assumptions onto others based on their skin color.”
I can no longer continue to work in an environment where I am constantly subjected to additional scrutiny because of my skin color. I can no longer work in an environment where I am told, publicly, that my personal feelings of discomfort under such scrutiny are not legitimate but instead are a manifestation of white supremacy. Perhaps most importantly, I can no longer work in an environment where I am expected to apply similar race-based stereotypes and assumptions to others, and where I am told — when I complain about having to engage in what I believe to be discriminatory practices — that there are “legitimate reasons for asking employees to consider race” in order to achieve the college’s “social justice objectives.”
Gotta get her on the live show.
The New York Times yesterday published a story on this, and it’s actually really good. Read it here. It discusses how the lowly paid cafeteria employees are afraid to enforce rules on campus because the wealthy, spoiled brats who pay to go there could lodge complaints against them. And when a black student lodges a complaint against a white employee the black student is gonna be the one taken seriously.
They have their identity and their money behind them. They have the power. That’s why she even got the backing of the ACLU, who only gets involved when the government (not private colleges) violate your civil liberties. When the report came out showing that she had lied the ACLU still backed her and blamed the employees for not wanting to be labeled as racist.
But what really happened was just plain libel.
“This is the racist person.”
She made that up with the intent of hurting her, and it did. She lost her job and has had trouble finding a new one. The school ended up trying to get Jackie Blair to go to mediation with the piece of shit who destroyed her for Facebook likes, as if she owed this idiot anything.
Woke college students are gonna do what they do, but it’s the professors and college presidents who cater to them due to the “customer is always right” mentality. That’s why the President said that even though the investigation revealed that the student was lying, it was “impossible to rule out the potential role of implicit racial bias.”
All Kathleen McCartney had to do was tell the student, “you were in an unauthorized area and were asked to leave. Your race baiting nonsense means nothing to me, and if you leave school over it someone will take your place.” But that would require courage, which is severely lacking these days.
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All of these fake racism BS only serves to further push these black assholes further from mainstream society. The result is that people who do the hiring will avoid any non-whites at all costs because the downside it just too damn expensive.
If Kunta Kintay had a daughter she would look………
Yea chalk one up for the USA
A jet load of Haitians was sent back to Haiti
They were told they were being sent to Miami
But as tricky Hurst would say “ the white man tricked them”
What I truly loved the most is that they were complaining about the food that they were being given.
They thought Uncle Joe was going to let them in.
They thought they were going to be allowed to stay.
To complain on how they are not being GIVEN enough food, housing and medical attention.
Sorry we already have enough negroes here that do that every day.
They are afraid of going back to the violence and poverty in Haiti. And what did they expect that they receive here.
An upper middle class neighborhood to infest.
No they would be living in a run down violence plagued ghetto. And complain how poorly they are treated( you know the mantra).
Why can’t these people stay home and complain to their black leaders . Any guesses? They will be arrested, jailed, disappeared or shot. Isn’t that what our negroes complain about here. Tell them to stop fucking and reproducing them selves into an untenable situation.
No white people are bad and we are supposed to care for all the worlds negroes. Because it is our fault that they cannot take of their own. Fuck Them.
Wow, what has our country come to?
We have people that now have the privilege and the power of instant credibility.
Any account that give is beyond question.
And should they be found in error.
Tucker Carlson reported last night that she went to a 40 grand a year Prep School in CT and Smith College is 75 grand a year. That’s 460 grand worth of tuition. How did she pay for it? Ohh I forgot she went for FREE. Because she’s a N!ggah
“Those Williams Sisters, Serena and Venus, have great bodies but you got to bag the face”
Sure great bodies is you like dating NFL linebackers.
Have you ever, ever, ever in your long legged life had a bald headed bitch as your bald headed wife?
I knew this would be a giant lie. She looks like a man and knew exactly what she was doing.
So she worked for the mafia and turned state’s evidence when she found out there was a hit on her. I hope that she loses her lawsuit and never gets hired again.
I’ve been one of the commenters making fun of your personal situation, and will continue to do so on every article where you target little people like the tow truck guy. He’s overweight, divorcing, and probably just wants some pooty tang . Articles like this are phenomenal. Keep this up and I say TB is back to its best form and not preying on the weak. Instead tearing down this bullshit system of hypocrites…for god sakes…delete the posts on the addicts and little guys and I’ll donate to any non profit you want. Make a real amends and please delete all the comments about your marriage and personal life I’ve left. I do it because what’s good for one is good for all, but I actually like you. I just hate your bullying side bro. I feel bad leaving those comments. Keep tearing down the fascist liberal culture and I’m with you til the wheels fall off. Please delete my comments about your family and stuff that was classless. It isn’t censoring because I want you to do so. Just lay off the simpletons man and punch up. It’s your best content and your righteous side. A good look Aidan. Hope your porking the ol lady again. Just go through the worst and most personal comments and that was me and delete them I wish I could. . Delete them.
You’re lying. You wouldn’t donate a cent. People who actually donate don’t act like their donation makes them king. You should be embarassed.
I donated just to prolong the suffering. And to feel like a king. And get 50,000 JetBlue points.
Ok I lied. It was so that I could continue to be ridiculed and humiliated by hyper masculine trumptards. Not to feel like a king. But I did donate.
No you didn’t. And every commenter knows it. Stop it with the lies.
great body, but not gorgeous….She is the racist and actions like hers are gonna destroy this country.. She should apologize to the real people her were affected. & seek therapy for her obvious issues.
And she should be sued for every penny that she will ever make. Any one of us would be sued into poverty if we deliberately destroyed the lives of working stiffs who were following perfectly acceptable polices to the letter and did nothing wrong.
Hard to not “misgender” her. That shower photo gave me a strange boner…. Womans body- photoshopped Ray J man face, yet its real?
So this poor little black student was in an unauthorized area, police were called, everything sorted out, cop apologized, and left. But she didn’t get the attention she wanted, so she tries to shame and harass the school for the names of employees who followed protocol and contacted security. Failing that, she picks out 2 random employees and trashes them publicly and attempts, through public support and the media, to have them fired. Doesn’t matter what color you are, you need the shit kicked out of you. Now go start your gofundme. Bottom line, that’s your end game. Sleaze
Another reminder of why I stick with my own kind. Seriously, who needs this shit?
Certainly sounds like the takeaway from this sordid tale.
Liberals eating their own, hilarious. It needs to happen more often. Sadly she wont take the red pill and will keep voting that big D not learning a lesson.
“The left thinks you are bad PEOPLE with ideas; we think they are just people with bad IDEAS.”
Sometimes being black is just not enough. Even the educated ones still do not fully understand rules. I did what I did because I do what I do. Doesn’t always work
But if you don’t go along with their circuitous logic you are just being racist. I say the people that were unjustly persecuted by this racist woman of color deserve reparations.
This needs to happen more often. Liberals need to start standing up for what is right. If this was a conservative they would just be labeled a racist or traitor to their race. The more this happens to liberals, the better. Conservatives cannot win this battle alone.
Cultural appropriation? Let’s quickly examine how insane that really is:
Most blacks in the USA speak English, the white man’s language, right?
They drive cars created by a white man, right?
They use the wheel, a white invention, right?
Isn’t that cultural appropriation?
The list could go on endlessly, but I think you all get the point.
You are WRONG on all counts. Each of these has been proven to be invented by
C’mon, man??? Follow the Science!!!
Liberalism is corrosive of everything it touches. It ONLY destroys…WAKE UP!
People be dis’n me bout goin ta Smith. I got in fair n’ square. I got 820 on my SATs combined. See dat? I earned it muthafucka.
I live near by and remember this whole incident vividly. The rush to judgement and conviction was staggering. Guilty until proven innocent on steroids.
What was worst was the community reaction. That janitor specifically got reamed and labeled a racist for all to see for nothing more than doing his job. He was 100% in the right.
That janitor is clearly racist! I hope you and the other townsfolk ran him out of town on a rail!
Whoever the nigress is she looks like she just swung down out of a tree by her tail
The only thing missing is a fucking bone thru her nose
Now that is some fully cooked black vagina.
This BLACK guy that used to hang around with us.
Once said he liked cunillingus
But not BLACK women because he said “they tasted gamey
The REAL issue here is that Smith college is charging $72k per year to educate these kids and then hiring them for $42k per year jobs. Some education!!!!!!
That’s just hilarious.
I would rather hire Jackie Blair and janitor Mark Patenaude for any opening I would ever be hiring for over the race baiting Smith College Lesbian Arts major. Guarantee you both have 5 times the work ethic as the crying, bald Oooga Kooogabadoogao will ever demonstrate.
Imagine the pain of serving food to and then cleaning up after these entitled lesbians who are attending an $80k cult in Western Mass. They must come home and pound scotch and weed to be able to bury their feelings of angst towards these woke, sandal-wearing Kameltoe Harris devotees. We should start a GoFundMe page for both and get them a nice vacation or new car. Heroes.
Happy to be on the back 9 of life………….this level wokeness is insane!!!
3, 2, 1….on being called out on my white privileged golf reference……
You worked for 50 years, paid taxes, and were a productive member of society.
How dare you!
If someone politely asks you to leave a restricted area and your response is to start a race war;
You may want to check your blrivilege.
Good luck to whatever company decides to diversity hire this bald future lawsuit-filing spear chucker
The fact is that the only sucker who will employ this race baiting maggot will be some other woke company who will end up paying out millions to her at some point. That will hopefully have the long term effect of putting these woke companies out of business. It’s economic Darwinism.
As a person of color, I stand with Oumou Kanoute! You whites just don’t get it! Btw ze is gorgeous!
Dat bitch done got rolled off a muthafuckin cliff yo