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Jan 09 2018

Math Education Professor Denounces Merit as Racist

Someone needs to call the Thought Police; racism has been uncovered at Brooklyn College:

[Brooklyn College math education professor] Laurie Rubel implicates both meritocracy and “color-blindness” as ideological precepts that hold back racial minorities from succeeding in math classes in an article for the peer-reviewed Journal of Urban Mathematics Education.

Rubel barks that the concept of merit “functions as a tool of whiteness.”

Her hatred of whiteness indicates that she is no racist, as liberals define the term. But how low must your opinion of nonwhites be to assume that basing advancement on merit rather than racial set-asides will reliably be to their disadvantage?

Rubel recommends that math teachers incorporate more social justice issues into math lessons, but warns that even “teaching for social justice” can be a “tool of whiteness” if teachers are not sufficiently attuned to the experiences of minority students.

She explains that this is because even the wokest teachers may not have completely purged themselves of the politically incorrect belief that effort is rewarded.

Again we see that if you are not a Person of Color, whatever you do will probably be wrong. So curl up in a corner and quietly hate yourself until the rest of the world manages to catch up.

Hat tip: Right Wing News.

32 Responses to “Math Education Professor Denounces Merit as Racist”

  1. Area man says:

    Speaking English is a “tool of whiteness”. So shut the hell up!

  2. Anonymous says:

    “Cadres decide the outcome of everything.” –Old Soviet saying (and libtard nirvana)

  3. Ol' Uncle Lar says:

    “Urban Mathematics”?? Is that learning to figure out how many “dime bags” are in a Kilo and how many shots you have left in your “nine”??

  4. Hell Noway says:

    The Frankfurt School tribe.
    The likes of her want us eliminated:
    ….Before coming to teach in Brooklyn College’s mathematics education program, Laurie Rubel taught high school mathematics, statistics and computer science for nine years, in Manhattan and in Tel Aviv….

  5. physicsnut says:

    bet he dislikes merit applied to immigration
    ENUF IS ENUF !!! Melt the phone lines to congress.
    We do NOT consent to CHAIN MIGRATION
    We do NOT consent to ANCHOR BABIES
    We do NOT consent to ILLEGAL IMMIGRATION
    We do NOT consent to CULTURAL SUICIDE
    We do NOT consent to Balkanization
    We do NOT consent to OPEN BORDERS
    We do NOT consent to importing millions of democreeps
    We do NOT consent to AMNESTY – period.
    We do NOT consent to VISA LOTTERY nonsense.
    lyndon johnson LIED about 1965 immigration act.
    ted kennedy LIED about not innundating usa .
    remember what happened to CALIFORNIA
    Ann Coulter was RIGHT
    Mark Levin reports lots of relevant facts 1.9.18
    we have dreamers too

  6. The Uhlan says:

    If Amelia Earhart had a social justice navigator she’d have never …. oh.

  7. Mack says:

    S.T.E.M., eh?

  8. JackisBack says:

    Another White-hating leftist who merits from being a gay Jewish female minority. What race does she select on questionnaires?

  9. THOUGHTCRIMINAL2084 says:

    Brooklyn College was infested with Communists 25 years ago, now they are unapologetic and unafraid Communists. The head of the Journalism department is an open communist who espouse anti-white and anti-Italian bigotry as a writer for the NY Daily News, his job is secure in Cuomo and Sandinista Bill’s Utopia

  10. THOUGHTCRIMINAL2084 says:

    That is the tribe that ruled that school when I was there.

    I am so ashamed for having gone to Brooklyn College now. My degree has been absolutely worthless for 20 years. I was subjected to more subtle anti-catholic bigotry than what is openly espoused now – but it was very real then. One of my “semitic” professors in 1994 openly admitted to singling me out for being “tall and blonde,” giving me unwarranted low grades and blaming me for leading a “resistance” in her classroom.

    I barely spoke and knew no one in her class. Then she admitted it was “the large Puerto Rican man who had sat near me, but frankly she was afraid of him”. This is the shit that went on then and now I read this virulent hate written by a current member of the Brooklyn College Journalism program. I can only imagine being a student in this despicable bigot’s “class” today. daily two-minute hate.

  11. THOUGHTCRIMINAL2084 says:

    Had to go back to 2007’s emails to find this masterpiece of a test I drew up:

    In honor of Back to school day in New York City, please take this Bedford Stuyvesant Preparatory High School of the New York City public school system Quiz.

    No Cheating!

    1.George Washington is:

    A: The First President of the United States

    B: The honkey from the dollar bill

    C: Slave holding muthafucker

    D: The racist white muthafucker going after Michael Vick

    2. Colin Powell is:

    A: The white homey from the Jeffersons

    B: Sell- out

    C: Raiders Coach

    D: Lakers Coach

    3. If OJ Simpson and Jason Williams both killed honkies who would be acquitted?

    A: OJ

    B: Jayson

    C: Neither

    D: Both

    4. If Tyrone has eight bullets in his ‘Nine and Antoine has six, How many rival gangstas can the bruthas ice before lunch? Assuming neither of their ‘Nines jam and the homeys make 25% of the shots.

    A: 3 gangstas iced

    B: 18 gangstas iced

    C: 22 gangstas iced

    D: None of the above

    5. If D’rone is wearing a blue dew rag and Tyrell is wearing red one, what can we assume?

    A: D’rone is gonna get a cap in his azz

    B: Tyrell is gonna git a cap in his azz

    C: The homeys are gonna duke it out

    D: None of the Above

    6. If only 49% of a inner city four year high school’s student can graduate within 7 years, it is the fault of:

    A: The government

    B: The white man

    C: The White Media

    D: All of the above

    7. If five white boys wander into a homey’s hood, the correct response of a brutha is:

    A: Jack the mutherfuckers and bust caps in their azzs

    B: Offer assistance

    C: Bust caps in their azzs, then jack em’

    D: All of the above

    8. A brotha’s welfare check only comes out to $595 per month and Mickey D’s cost $350 per month, New Nikes cost $200, and a new ‘nine costs $500, how can a brotha afford to live?

    A: Cash the welfare check and go to Mickey D’s to celebrate with some bigmacs

    B: Invest the welfare check in Certificate of Deposits

    C: Buy the ‘Nine and knock over Foot Locker and Mickey D’s

    D: Get a job

    9. Tyesha is pregnant with her seventh child in five years by six different fathers. Marcus, Antoine, Tyrone, Tyrell, Randai, and Mykel. If Tyesha is eight months pregnant and Marcus and Tyrone have been in jail for 10 months, Antoine, 11 months, Tyrell nine months what are the chances that Mykel or Randai are the baby’s father?

    A: 50/50

    B: 20/80

    C: 100

    D: None of the above

    10. Jermaine is starting out on his rap career. He’s got mad riffs, but no street credibility. In order to party with 50 Cent, Jermaine must:

    A: Get shot five times

    B: Join the Bloods

    C: Hang with Suge Knight

    D: Have an entourage and do some stick ups

    E: All of the above


    1. a-c is correct

    2. b

    3. d

    4. a

    5. d

    6. d

    7. d

    8. c

    9. a

    10. e

  12. ICEvictim says:

    “Rubel barks that the concept of merit “functions as a tool of whiteness.””
    so I guess then she supports the implications of ‘The Bell Curve’ and that ALL minorities are literally morons so white people should stop being successful because racism.

  13. ICEvictim says:

    A**hole isn’t a race it’s a condition. – Bobwhite

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  16. ICEvictim says:

    here’s one of her students. It might explain her attitude (or not).

  17. Hungjumper says:

    Teach algebra and keep your socialist yap shut.

  18. Callawyn says:

    She must be familiar with the fact that IQ is genetic, varies by race, and that Hispanics are, on average, a full standard deviation below Caucasians. African Americans more than two standard deviations below, and that Sub-saharan Africans have IQ’s that average, at best, 70 (in some countries less than 40).

  19. Franklyfrank says:

    Only someone who can’t succeed on her own merit would argue against it.
    She’s a racist, and apparently stupid as well.

  20. Franklyfrank says:

    Oh, and by the way, Ms. Rubel, math class is supposed to about, you know, math, not social justice.Too bad the students aren’t getting what taxpayers, paid for.

  21. Franklyfrank says:

    Not only should white people stop being successful, but she also puts forward the notion that guilty whites like herself, should “save”them.
    Doesn’t it occur to some of these minorities that her view is inherently racist because she believes all minorities to be innately subpar at academics??

  22. Franklyfrank says:

    They should have their funding pulled. Really. No more taxpayers money, they can raise it on their own.
    Also, to your point, when Leftists are too scared to confront actual people & problems, they look for a scapegoat, that would be you, in your case. I am sorry that happened to you, and you are right it goes on all the time. It’s one of their favorite tactics because they know decent people won’t respond in kind back, because decent people don’t sabotage others.
    Also it shows the LEFTISTS to be the dishonest COWARDS they are.

  23. IOpian says:

    Thankfully meritocracy, with no consideration of race, is what pushes the best to the top in sports such as the NBA.

  24. THOUGHTCRIMINAL2084 says:

    Their funding is now guaranteed by my property taxes thanks to “free” tuition. My family paid my full tuition for me to be maltreated and discriminated against. Now I pay for freeloaders to be indoctrinated to hate me, attack me and rob me. Isn’t the New America a wonderful place? We just are not safe here anymore.

  25. Ol' Uncle Lar says:

    Would I be remiss in guessin’ her students in Tel Aviv outclassed her students in Manhattan by a long ways.

  26. Franklyfrank says:

    It’s true. A complete mess, but why I feel, I have to open my big, fat yap, wherever & whenever. The Left has dictated the terms of academics & conversation for too long and sadly the schools have been allowed thanks to their comrades in office. Gross.The people who are paying taxes to the city & state need to start complaining loudly & unceasingly to their reps.

  27. THOUGHTCRIMINAL2084 says:

    “Our” governor has already stated that people like me do not belong in his NY, because that is just “not who we are.” They want us dead, but not before they take every penny they can from us and hopefully put us in prison too.

  28. Anonymous says:

    Is for social justice, comrade!

  29. Franklyfrank says:

    I know. In fact, I just wrote him a letter telling him how disingenuous his Progressive policies are to NY State and how he wants to sue the Federal Government because of the tax overhaul just to poke Trump, etc. I am sure he won’t care, if he even reads the damn thing, but I have write/say/ do something.
    I feel your anger and I am 100 percent with you.

  30. THOUGHTCRIMINAL2084 says:

    That bastard worked for and protected a serial child rapist that molested dozens of kids I grew up with in the office next to Cuomo’s. Andrew Cuomo knew exactly what was happening. He suddenly quit to take a job paying a third of what he was being paid because he feared his political career would be jeopardized by remaining working for a pedophile –

  31. geeknerd says:

    What about East Asians? Aren’t they a full standard deviation ABOVE Caucasians?

  32. Callawyn says:

    The professor in the article wasn’t concerned with them.

    Same with Jewish people, also a standard deviation above Caucasians.

    Universities discriminate against Asians and Jews even worse than they discriminate against whites.

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