Anonymous ‘It’s OK To Be White’ Flyers Posted At UC Davis, Other Campuses

DAVIS (CBS SF) — Flyers with “It’s okay to be white” messages were found all over the University of California, Davis campus last week.

The flyers were on sandwich boards, underneath bridges and on garbage cans. The signs went up in campus cultural safe zones, too.

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“There was also one next to the Chicano Latino Resource Center, as well,” said student Ales Lee. “Are you insinuating that people of color are saying it’s bad to be white?”

Lee is on the UC Davis Black Leadership Council. The group called a town hall meeting Friday to discuss the issue and discuss racial tension on campus.

“Whoever is posting these photos, I don’t think they’re realizing how triggering these posters are for people,” says Lee.

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The same message was posted on college campuses across the country this past week. Besides UC Davis, UC Berkeley, Harvard, Princeton, Concordia and Tulane were all targeted.

The message campaign appears to have started through a social media chat room-intended to spark accusations of racism and embolden a white nationalist movement.

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UC Davis Chancellor Gary May wrote an editorial about the flyers in the California Aggie.

“UC Davis has been and should continue to be a focus for wide-open dialogue on an unlimited range of ideas, including those that many find disturbing,” May wrote. “Anonymous fliers, however, are not dialogue.”

So far, no one has claimed responsibility for the flyers.

Comments

One Comment

  1. so it’s not okay to be white ?

  2. Makes sense. If BLM then why shouldn’t it be “OK to be white”? hey.. It’s cool to be Chicano….. It’s peachy to be Polynesian…. It’s alright to be Asian…….It’s marvelous to be Mexican…. Right? Makes sense to me if you are a logical person.

  3. thirteenthletter00 says:

    What the hell is a “campus cultural safe zone”?

    1. That means that it is safe to be anything but white.

  4. UC Davis has been and should continue to be a focus for wide-open dialogue on an unlimited range of ideas, including those that many find disturbing. Anonymous fliers, however, are not dialogue.

    when was the last time where it was possible to have a “dialogue” with SJW folk??
    their idea of a “dialogue” is to shout down, block, ban, de-platform, scream and burn stuff

  5. So, saying it is OK to be white is promoting a “white Nationalist agenda”?
    I saw this project when it started, and the stated goal was always to promote that objectively, it is OK, not superior, but just “OK”, to be white …and to cause unintentional racists to expose themselves by becoming threatened by this concept. This was an ethics test, and if it offended you, you failed that test, you are racist, and you need to get control of your hate and bias.

  6. AllBeef_Sushi
    Pretty spot on
    Thanks

  7. “Whoever is posting these photos, I don’t think they’re realizing how triggering these posters are for people,” says Lee.

    If you’re triggered by seeing a sign that says it’s ok to be white, you are one seriously messed up racist.

  8. Kadeal Sheen says:

    I was taught white people did all the mass murders throughout history and are the only race that enslaved other people. Whites should feel guilty of being white. Shame on you, feeling okay being white. Whoever your are, you are a disgrace to human race. Once you are identified, you will be publicly humiliated! lol

  9. This is an organized campaign run by members of 4chan’s /pol board to instigate and incite racism and racist hatred by painting those they oppose as being what it is they truly are. By projection, these alt-right white supremacists arrange manipulative PR campaigns to insinuate their opponents are the racists. They organize on Discord chat rooms to mass downvote and mass comment anywhere their PR gains prominence. This is to create the presumption their ideas have popular support. But in fact, they use hundreds to thousands of fake accounts and software to control them in order to create this false impression. Do not fall for their tricks. They are liars through and through.

  10. miker613 says:

    ‘“Whoever is posting these photos, I don’t think they’re realizing how triggering these posters are for people,” says Lee.’
    :O Do the authors not know that this is a program by 4chan, _designed_ to trigger gullible racist people? https://squawker.org/culture-wars/4chaniotbw/ And suckers are falling for it.

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