After story goes public about college discriminating against pro-Trump police chief, school decides to sacrifice administrator

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GRAND FORKS, N.D.- Sometimes things just work out the way they should. The College Fix reports that an administrator at the University of North Dakota has been fired after an investigation found she had discriminated against a police chief who voted for former President Trump.

The now-former Vice President for Student Affairs & Diversity, Cara Halgren was terminated after now-former UND police chief Eric Plummer filed a complaint alleging the working relationship between the two had deteriorated after she found out he had voted for Trump, with a subsequent investigation affirming that fact.

Halgren was terminated in September, while Plummer had previously left UND for a position at Radford University in Virginia earlier this year.

In a complaint obtained by The College Fix, Plummer alleged that Halgren had created a “hostile and toxic environment” after she discovered he had voted for Trump in 2016. Another administrator, Associate Vice President of Student Affairs and Diversity Cassie Gerhardt was also named in Plummer’s allegations.

The incident started when Halgren asked Plummer who he voted for in the 2016 election, he wrote in his Jan. 29, 2021 complaint.

“As Cara is a Vice President, I did not feel I could not answer, as at the time I was not comfortable answering; however, due to our longstanding business relationship, I told Cara who I had voted for in the election based on her request. She then continued, ‘how could you have voted for that man?”

The next thing he knew, Halgren canceled all of their breakfast meetings which had been a routine part of their business relationship.

“This severely impacted my ability to foster and develop relationships within Student Affairs, which is a major portion of my job responsibilities,” Plummer wrote.

Over the course of the next four years, Plummer wrote in his complaint, his relationship between both Halgren and Gerhardt grew “less professional” and “more confrontational.”

“Their behavior became so pervasive that others, even those working within their own area, routinely would make comments regarding their unprofessional behavior in meetings and in other actions,” he wrote.

Things were so bad that he was even left out of COVID-19 planning meetings, which as police chief he should have been actively involved in. He also noted that he was blown off for advocating for privacy protection of a student of color who was the focus of a Behavioral Intervention Team (BIT) meeting. He complained that Halgren dismissed his comments, saying the BIT is “just a bunch of white people sitting around the table.”

On Jan. 28, Halgren acknowledged in a meeting that the reason she changed her interaction toward Plummer was due to his political beliefs. She admitted to administrators that she “could not change the way she feels just to get along.”

Halgren did at one point propose that a memorandum of understanding be drafted between she and Plummer in order to continue their working relationship.

“I think this is inappropriate to ask for me to go back to where the harassment started to create an MOU for ‘us’ to repair an issue that was created by her discriminatory conduct,” the former chief wrote in his complaint.

In a July ruling, Administrative Law Judge Hope Hogan ruled that while Halgren had neither harassed nor created a “hostile environment” toward Plummer, she had in fact “discriminated” against him based upon his political beliefs; Halgren appealed however the appeal was dismissed.

After years of a hostile relationship between Halgren and Plummer, the university made the decision to part ways with her and she was fired this past September.

“Today, I made the decision that it is in the best interest of the University to part ways with Dr. Cara Halgren as our Vice President for Student Affairs & Diversity,” university president Andrew Armacost wrote in a campus-wide email in September.

“Undoubtedly, this news will impact many people on our campus, and I ask that you refrain from speculating about this decision. It is important that we, as a community, continue to work together to move forward.”

According to a UND spokesperson, Plummer’s complaint against Gerhardt was dismissed, and she is still employed at the school. Plummer appealed that decision; however the appeal was dismissed on Sept. 13.

Plummer left his position at UND for Radford University in February.

“This has been both personally and professionally overwhelming, and I will never be able to adequately express how much it has meant to me,” Halgren said in a statement to a local newspaper after she was dismissed.

“Having been promoted from associate dean to dean and then from dean to vice president, I am proud of my 15-plus years of service to UND and stand by my record of treating people impartially. I am grateful for the opportunity to have served an institution that has given me so much as both a student and employee.”

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ATHENS, GA- Usually one of the easiest ways to determine if something is offensive (or in this case racist) is to take the comments and flip the races.

If it makes you feel uncomfortable, chances are that means the comment is, in fact, racist. Of course we are now living in a time when making racist comments about whites is not only acceptable but rather encouraged.

Such is the case at the University of Georgia, where a Ph.D. candidate in philosophy who also happens to be a Black Lives Matter zealot was recently investigated by a clearly racist and inflammatory post, in which he said that:

“Some white people may have to die for black communities to be made whole,” and “To pretend that’s not the case is ahistorical and generally naïve.”

Flip the script. “Some black people may have to die for white communities to be made whole.” Uncomfortable? Clearly.

Racist? Absolutely.

The clearly “oppressed” Ph.D. candidate, Irami Osei-Frimpong who works at the university as a teaching assistant was cleared by the university after complaints about the post were made, according to National File.

The clearly clueless Osei-Frimpong was confused as to why his comments were criticized.

“I’m confused why that is so controversial.” he said.

According to WSB-TV 2,  Osei-Frimpong, appearing on WGAU claimed the post was not calling for violence, although he contends it should still be an option.

“It’s just a fact of history that racial justice often comes at the cost of white life,” he said. “I didn’t advocate for violence. I was just honest on racial progress.”

In yet another social media post, Osei-Frimpong said, “Fighting white people is a skill,” this after receiving criticism for advocating political violence, once again adding, “confused why that is so controversial.”

Once again, flip the races and see if that doesn’t become a clearly racist comment. It is. If a white Ph.D. candidate were making the same comments about blacks, they would have been fired before the ink was dry on the complaint, and quite justifiably so.

Osei-Frimpong can try to sugar-coat all he wants, but he is clearly an anti-white racist. According to WBCK, he wrote the following in a Medium post:

“Killing some white people isn’t genocide; it’s killing some white people…we had to kill some white people to get out of slavery.

Maybe if we’d killed more during the 20th century, we still wouldn’t talk about radicalized voter disenfranchisement and housing, education and employment discrimination. This should not be controversial.”

Osei-Frimpong can equivocate all he wants but he has made a number of clearly anti-white, racist posts and continues to do so even after being called out for it. Here are some examples:

While it appears that Osei-Frimpong did in fact advocate violence, he clearly engaged in advocating domestic terrorism, defined by the FBI as “criminal acts committed by individuals and/or groups to further ideological goals stemming from domestic influences such as those of a political, religious, social, racial or environmental nature.”

Of course under the Biden administration, the only “terrorism” they’re interested in is that allegedly committed by “violent white extremists.” Violent Black Lives Matter extremists? Perfectly fine apparently.

After Osei-Frimpong’s initial remarks, the University of Georgia contended it was “vigorously exploring all available legal options,” and then clearing him of any wrongdoing.

A group called FIRE, a pro-freedom of speech and civil liberties group sent a letter to the university’s president, writing that:

“The First Amendment does not permit [the university] to subject the expressive rights of faculty members or students to the whims of donors, students, or members of the public who find those views uncomfortable, objectionable, or deeply offensive.”

They demanded the university drop its investigation into Osei-Frimpong.

Perhaps the First Amendment does indeed allow this racist to make his anti-white comments, but we go back once again to what would happen if the races were switched around?

In so far as his constitutional rights, there are limits on free speech, such as the much used “you can’t shout fire in a crowded movie theater” without there actually being a fire.

But we suppose Osei-Frimpong probably has the right to act like a moron, which he has clearly perfected.

After the initial complaints came, the university issued a statement in which they said that “Racism has no place on our campus, and we condemn the advocacy or suggestion of violence in any form.

” However the university quickly bent over and grabbed its collective ankles after outside groups started to weigh in on the controversy, dropping the investigation.

That however wasn’t enough for this racist hack, who continues to play the victim even after being cleared. According to Inside Higher Ed:

“Osei-Frimpong said Tuesday that various administrators ‘had the discretionary power to resolve this situation months ago’ but instead ‘loaded down a panel of students and one staff person with the responsibility of presenting, adjudicating and dismissing the administration’s hastily contrived case.’

He added that he does not ‘feel made whole’ by the process. The university said in a statement that its Office of Student Conduct ‘adjudicated this case like any other, in compliance with all applicable policies and procedures. We respect the student conduct process and the outcome.”

Meanwhile, a student at Kansas State University had the audacity to criticize long-time criminal and fentanyl addict George Floyd (otherwise known in liberal circles as Saint George of Minneapolis) on Twitter.

This led to a boycott by a number of student athletes at the university, who refused to play until he was expelled. Despite public backlash, the university chose not to expel the student for the tweet in which he had the temerity to mention Floyd’s drug use.

The case with Osei-Frimpong is a microcosm of the far-left neo-Marxist ideology permeating our nation’s universities and colleges.

This racist creep will be instructing our kids at some point in time, and in fact already is.

You wonder why our young people are being taught to hate our country? Look no further than this guy. There are thousands of them polluting our institutions of higher learning across our country.

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RICHMOND, VA- The student body president of Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU) was recently discovered posting extreme, racist, and violent rhetoric on social media.

According to reports, some of this violent rhetoric included advocating for the targeted killings of law enforcement. In one of the posts to social media, the leader of VCU’s student government, who reportedly identifies as transgender and non-binary, wrote:

“I hate white people so much it’s not even funny.”

In the now-suspended Twitter account @okrasocialist, VCU student body president Taylor Marie Maloney, tweeted in March:

“Ur reminder to advocate for the [killings] of [kops].”

The Post Millennial reported that the 20-year-old student body president was recently championed by the ACLU of Virginia for being the “first openly transgender and non-binary person” elected to the position to lead the student government at VCU. The group tweeted:

“Taylor is a fierce advocate who is making strides for diversity in leadership. They are committed to justice for all and creating lasting change in their community and we are grateful for their hard work and dedication.”

However, social media posts written by the communist activists have now surfaced showing their advocacy for killing cops, rioting, looting, vandalism, and hatred of white people.

When a follower of the black nationalist Nation of Islam group rammed his car purposely into Capitol Police, killing one of the officers back on April 2nd, Maloney reported celebrated his death. Maloney wrote via Twitter:

“[L]ove this we need more of this.”

On the day of the Derek Chauvin verdict, Maloney reportedly declared on Twitter that they hoped he was acquitted so that rioters could “but this (expletive) to the ground.” Maloney also made a number of racists posts on social media.

Maloney has taken to social media to also defend the two teenagers who were charged in the fatal carjacking of Uber Eats driver Mohammad Anwar, tweeting, in part:

“i’m sorry, but a world where 13/15 year olds feel like they have to carjack is (expletive) up enough.”

The student body president also recently called for the burning of city buses in Richmond, Virginia, tweeting:

“when richmond gonna try up another bus? when are we gonna see some action again? i thought yall was anarchists.”

According to reports, during summer 2020, while protesting, Maloney was arrested for trespassing in Monroe Park in Richmond, Virginia. At the time of her arrest, Maloney was president-elect of VCU’s student government association. 

As student body president at VCU, Maloney oversees more than 30,000 students and how funds are distributed to over 500 student organizations on campus. Maloney is reportedly studying political science and government. 

Maloney acknowledged receiving The Post Millennial’s request for comment on Twitter, but did not respond. Instead, in a tweet, she wrote:

“I did say all these things.”

A university spokesperson told Breitbart News that the school is “aware of the comments made on social media.” The spokesperson added that, “calls for violence and hateful language do not reflect the position or values of VCU.” The spokesperson stated:

“The Student Government Association is a student-run organization. Neither the organization nor any of its members or officers speaks or acts on behalf of VCU. The university does not comment on whether disciplinary action has been taken against a student.”

Maloney is also an organizer for the Virginia Student Power Network (VSPN), a network of self-described radical college students across the state.

During summer 2020, the ACLU of Virginia filed a lawsuit against the state police and the Richmond Police Department on the VSPN’s behalf for allegedly infringing upon the group’s constitutional rights to free speech, assembly, and protest. 

Maloney also appeared on an episode of Race Capitol’s activism podcast, titled, “Why All the Kids Are Communists (and Your Should Be Too!).” Amid the summer 2020 riots, Maloney also championed the toppling of statues in an interview with Style Weekly.

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Coffee shop sues Boise State University for $10M, saying college put them out of business for supporting cops

March 28th, 2021

The following contains editorial content written by a retired chief of police and current staff writer for Law Enforcement Today. 

BOISE, ID- Last October, Law Enforcement Today brought you a story about a coffee shop at Boise State University that was shut down after they had expressed support for law enforcement. The incident involved the owner of Big City Coffee & Café, which was forced off the Boise campus in relation to anti-police sentiment across the country.

The owner of the coffee shop, Sarah Fendley is engaged to a former Boise police officer, Corporal Kevin Holtry, who was shot five times in the line of duty in 2016. Holtry’s injuries left him paralyzed and also led to the amputation of his leg.

After being forced to close her BSU campus location due to snowflake college students protesting its support for law enforcement, the other shoe has dropped.

According to the Idaho Press, Big City Coffee has filed a notice of intent to sue Boise State claiming the business suffered $10 million in damages after the university terminated its agreement with Fendley’s business.

The tort claim was filed last Wednesday by Michael Roe, an attorney with the Boise law form of Givens Pursley. The suit alleges that administrators at the university had withheld information from Fendley, most notably that BSU student government representatives had been pressuring the university to terminate the contract with Big City Coffee.

That ultimately resulted in administrators forcing “the termination” of the company’s contract with Aramark, which serves as BSU’s food service partner, according to the lawsuit.

Fendley’s suit alleges that administrators at the university had been aware of “the potential for controversy as early as July 27, [2020],” which was prior to Fendley opening the Boise State location.

The suit says had Fendley been aware of the pending controversy, she may not have proceeded with opening the new location, in which she invested around $150,000 and opened in early September.

“Had BSU not concealed this critical information, Fendley…may have elected not to open the second location, not borrowed over one hundred thousand dollars (during a global pandemic), not purchased equipment, or had the opportunity to take other measures to mitigate the damage she and (Big City Coffee) would ultimately suffer,” the claims says.

A spokesman for BSU, Mike Sharp acknowledged that the university had received notice of the tort claim, however, does not comment on potential or pending litigation.

It should be noted that a tort claim is not a lawsuit per se, but is typically a precursor to such a suit. Tort claims are written demands to recover money damages from a government entity, it’s employees and/or its representatives alleging misconduct.

According to tort law (at least in Idaho), the requirement is that the agency involved must respond to the claim within three months.

Last October, the Idaho Press reported Big City Coffee closed its BSU location after just over a month of operating in response to protests from a faction of snowflake students and a lack of public support from the university.

Since Fendley’s fiancée was shot in 2016, Big City Coffee’s downtown Boise location has displayed blue line stickers and flags to show support for law enforcement.

While some claim the blue line and Blue Lives Matter is an anti-Black Lives Matter organization, the thin blue line has existed well beyond Black Lives Matter. Still, anti-police activists claim the symbol is a “racist” symbol.

Once word got around the BSU campus about Fendley’s support for law enforcement, a committee within the university’s student government, the “Inclusive Excellence Student Council” expressed concerns over Fendley’s support for law enforcement.

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The committee which “aims to fulfill the needs of underrepresented groups on campus” was concerned that such support of police would send “a poor message to black students” and “silence students.” It’s COFFEE, for God’s sake.

Perhaps the students were more despondent by the fact that Big City Coffee replaced Starbucks, the wokest of the woke companies, which ended its contract with BSU last year.

The tort claim includes a section which describes “diversity and inclusivity” programs at BSU as promoting an “extreme social justice agenda,” while also noting that the president of BSU, Marlene Tromp is “fully committed to the social justice movement.”

“This deep-seated institutional and individual bias is important context for the actions taken by BSU against Fendley and (Big City Coffee), which form the basis of this claim,” it says.

Included as defendants in the tort claim are Tromp, vice president of student affairs and enrollment management Leslie Webb, vice president for university affairs and Tromp’s chief of staff Alicia Estey, and assistant to the vice president for equity initiatives, Francisco Salinas.

The tort claim notes that Fendley and Holtry, along with two others had a meeting last October 22 with BSU administrators and an Aramark representative.

During that meeting, Webb claimed that Big City Coffee had created a “firestorm” on campus. “It was clear that BSU had already decided that it was going to force the termination” of Big City Coffee’s contract, the claim alleges.

Moreover, during the meeting Fendley specifically “asked Webb if the University would back her up in the face of the unfair criticism,” at which point Webb said, “That’s not going to happen.”

The Aramark representative, who is not named in the tort claim, said that the campus location should perhaps close until January, whereby Fendley asked if BSU “would then support” the coffee shop.

“At that point, Estey said, ‘I think it is best if we part ways,’” according to the tort claim. “Her statement was not an invitation for further discussion or a mere observation. It was made in a manner and context that left no doubt that (Big City Coffee’s) time on the BSU campus had come to an end.”

In an apparent attempt to pre-emptively address the departure of the coffee shop from campus, the university released a statement last October which said, in part, “At no time did the administration at Boise State ask Big City Coffee to leave campus. At no time did the administration ask Big City Coffee to compromise the owner’s First Amendment rights.”

The claim alleges that the defendants had slandered and libeled Ms. Fendley, had interfered with her contract, defrauded her by “concealing and misrepresenting” information upon which Fendley “detrimentally relied” and violated Big City Coffee’s First and 14th Amendment rights.

The tort claim alleges that Fendley suffered damages in excess of $10 million , which is based on the cost to open the shop on campus, lost income the shop would have realized had it been allowed to remain open, as well as “reputational and emotional damages suffered to being wrongfully and maliciously labeled as a racist and a white supremacist.”

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