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    Brooklyn College Professor Under Fire for Controversial Facebook Post

    Brooklyn College’s distinguished computer science professor, Rohit Parikh, landed himself in hot water when he uploaded a derogatory Facebook status sharing his opinions on “illegal” immigrants, particularly those of Latinx descent. Parikh believes the Mexican community is unjustly “getting the lion’s share” of American immigration.   It can be speculated from his Facebook status that Parikh believes Mexican immigrants, whether legal or not, do not have a strong enough academic background to warrant being in the United States in record-high numbers.   Parikh, an Indian-American himself, compared Indian-American students to Mexican-American students when he wrote, “Indian Americans have the highest rate of going to college… By contrast, Hispanics have the…

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    Brooklyn College professor states that sexual assault is a “rite of passage” for men

    An associate professor working at the Brooklyn College Koppelman School of Business has fallen under major scrutiny amongst both faculty and students alike for his inappropriate comments regarding sexual assault and men that were said in regards to the Brett Kavanaugh scandal that dominated news headlines several months ago.   Mitchell Langbert wrote the blog post on Sept. 27, 2018, in which he called out the Democratic Party as being a “party of tutu-wearing pansies, totalitarian sissies” while their investigation into Brett Kavanaugh’s potential sexual misconduct against Christine Blasey Ford was in full swing, during the controversy surrounding both Kavanaugh’s Senate hearing and his nomination to the Supreme Court.  …