Rutgers University officials are investigating one of their white professors who embarked on a racist rant against white children last week in a Harlem restaurant.
What's a brief history?
Livingston, clearly irritated by the very presence of white children at a restaurant he apparently frequents, penned a since-deleted rant on Facebook captured by The Daily Caller.
The post targeted young, white children as “little Caucasian a**holes.”
According to the post, Livingston wrote, “OK, officially, I now hate white people. I am a white people, for God’s sake, but can we keep them — us — us out of my neighborhood? I just went to Harlem Shake on 124 and Lenox for a Classic burger to go, that would [be] my dinner, and the place is overrun with little Caucasian a**holes who know their parents will approve of anything they do.”
He added, “Slide around the floor, you little s***head, sing loudly, you moron. Do what you want, nobody here is gonna restrict your right to be white.”
“I hereby resign from my race,” Livingston concluded. “F*** these people. Yeah, I know it’s about access to my dinner. F*** you, too.”
Livingston later revealed that he’d received threats as a result of his rant, and has not publicly updated his Facebook page since Sunday.
So what is the university saying now?
According to the Courier News, the university issued a statement revealing that they would investigate Livingston's remarks to determine whether he violated the school's discrimination and harassment policies.
A statement from the Rutgers University Media Relations department read, "There is no place for racial intolerance at Rutgers. This matter has been referred to the appropriate leaders at the Rutgers-New Brunswick campus, where Dr. Livingston teaches, to determine whether his comments violate university policies prohibiting discrimination and harassment."
The owners of Harlem Shake condemned Livingston's remarks in a scathing statement provided to TheBlaze, noting that he is no longer welcome in their restaurant.
Jelena Pasic and Dardra Coaxum told TheBlaze, “For five years and counting, we built our business on a prerogative [of] cherishing diversity within our ownership, staff and customers in our beloved Harlem COMMUNITY. We refuse to be sucked into your racist rants, so if you wish to name drop, please use names of those with similar views.”
“We ask that our name is removed from your rant because we do not want to have anything to do with you,” the women added. “And yeah, we ask that you get your burgers somewhere else. We do not tolerate ‘racism’ either. We thrive on equality and fairness and have full intentions to keep it that way!”