UC Berkeley ‘racist’ prof: says black on black crime is part of the problem

At UC Berkeley, a tenured mental health policy professor named Steven Segal has found himself in a bit of trouble, thanks to his conflation of black-on-black crime with the Black Lives Matter movement, and his eagerness to blame victims of oppression for their oppression—which is probably easy when you’re not oppressed yourself. (Segal is white. Perhaps he listens to the part of Kendrick Lamar’s “Blacker the Berry” that I choose to ignore?

According to the Bold Italic, Segal—who is unfortunately not the 1990s action film star—made some off-color comments last month during a Black Lives Matter event at UCB, going so far as to share a rap song he’d written. It’s not funny, but a rap song? Come on.

“He was saying things to the effect that black on black crime is part of the problem, and I think that a lot of students in the group were offended by what he was saying,” said Allensworth. “The focus of the event was on the Black Lives Matter movement, and it felt like he was decentering the conversation from that focus.”

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It is racist to state a ‘hate fact.’ Welcome to the bizarre new world.  Truth does not matter: it is all about ‘cultural sensitiviy.”

  • Rosenmops

    They should dismantle Burkeley and begin again.
    And the comments at that Jezebel site—taste the stupid…

  • Mal

    The phrase, “decentering the conversation from that focus” as a rebuttal to introducing facts into an argument is a lovely example of Leftyspeak. I shall watch its future progress with considerable interest.

    • One could go on all day with the leftist jargon they spit out to make themselves sound as though their seven years of university had some kind of positive effect.

      • Frau Katze

        They have vast stocks of such stuff.

        • Throw it back at them and see if they recognise it or if they find it as annoying as everyone else does.

      • Mal

        And, after all that edumacation, I’m fairly sure they wouldn’t know a Wodehouse quote from a grub hoe.

        • What’s a Wodehouse?

          (Sidebar: this joke was meant to illustrate the ignorance of the average leftist, not the comment-writer)

  • Clausewitz

    So how do blacks explain black on black crime then?

    • Frau Katze

      It’s a hatefact that must be studiously ignored.

      • David Murrell

        Blacks support black-on-black crime.

  • Let these brain-trusts experience “black privilege” themselves by leaving them alone on a darkened street near a crack den in Detroit.

  • jayme

    So let me get this right blacks on saying its open game on there own why because in there small minds there hard done by.

  • David Murrell

    I hate to see what Professor Segal’s tenure prospects are like. Or his future job prospects..