Virginia Tech prof offers groveling apology in syllabus for the ‘injustice’ of her being white privileged

Virginia Tech instructor Dr. Crystal Duncan Lane included in her syllabus an apology to her students of color for the “injustice” of her being a white middle-class, straight, cisgendered woman of privilege.

“I am a Caucasian cisgender female and first-generation college student from Appalachia who is of Scottish, British, and Norwegian heritage,” the “WHO I AM” section of Duncan Lane’s syllabus for her Human Development 1134 class states. “I am married to a cisgender male, and we are middle class. While I did not ‘ask’ for the many privileges in my life, I have benefitted from them and will continue to benefit from them whether I like it or not.”

“This is injustice,” she contended in the syllabus. “I am and will continue to work on a daily basis to be antiracist and confront the innate racism within myself that is the reality and history of white people. I want to be better: every day. I will transform: every day. This work terrifies me: every day. I invite my white students to join me on this journey. And to my students of color: I apologize for the inexcusable horrors within our shared history.”

Duncan Lane teaches human development and family science at Virginia Tech according to Campus Reform. Natalie Rhodes. who is a student, angrily reminded the professor that the class is “about disabilities.”

“Not political opinion, affiliation, nor judgment in any sort,” Rhodes strongly asserted. “If you are discussing disabilities, stick to your course.”

Another student commented, “It hurts that someone says I was born with ‘innate racism’ because of my skin color. [It] makes me feel like I should hide and worry about everything I say.”

Others took great offense at the professor’s groveling over race, wealth, and sexual identity.

“My God. She should apologize for them having to put up with her as a teacher,” one person Twitter wrote.

“@virginia_tech Get rid of woke professors like Crystal Duncan Lane! Apologizing for being white! BS. Enough already. Stop the indoctrination of our Virginia students!” another student bluntly stated.

“@VirginiaTech_ME @VirginiaTechAOE Dr. Crystal Duncan Lane, an instructor of human development and family science at Virginia Tech. should be fired. What parent wants to pay 30K per year for shaming their kids?” another comment read.

“This is a perfect example of what all this woke and CRT and all this garbage of how white people are born as a racist, which is absolutely false and this teacher should not be allowed near a classroom if this is what she is teaching,” an irate person wrote.

“Is there something in the nation’s water or food supply? So many crazy people! Is it brain damage?” one person asked.

Others chimed in as well on the socially correct apologist professor’s begging for absolution over race: (** Language warning)


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