— Chris (@ChicoFreedom) May 5, 2018
As someone who graduated from one of the University of Florida’s rival horrible barely-accredited Southern state schools, I always love a good UF story. And thankfully there are plenty. In order to graduate from UF all you need to do is guess the number of beans in a jar correctly, and last night the proud future jobless Florida bath salt addicts took to the graduation stage to celebrate their mediocrity. But things went South when a white faculty member wrestled some of the students off stage – mainly black students participating in a slow-motion celebratory dance associated with their fraternity. To be fair, this is the University of Florida, so they might have just been slow, period.
According to one student the stroll is:
…a cultural tradition in historically black fraternities and sororities.
Almost fell when he pushed me pic.twitter.com/98meStYalY
— thugger (@mythuggin) May 5, 2018
One of the ushers monitoring the ceremony didn’t get the memo that this will be the last thing most students do before getting eaten by alligators, and, bless his heart, wanted to get through the ceremony because he apparently assumed anyone there had someplace more important to be. Lol. I remember insufferable douche frat daddies of all ethnicities strutting across the graduation stage at my school, but it’s more of a race thing with the stroll being associated with a specific black frat, and you can’t really argue with the video footage circulating of the faculty’s smackdown.
Optics are everything, and it’s bold, if nothing else, that – after witnessing the dozens of race-related infractions to go viral over the past decade – someone would physically drag students of color off stage. It’s like how Julianne Hough still wears blackface all the time. Take a hint Julianne. Even if the faculty was manhandling young men of all creeds and colors, um, Molesty McGayface much? Spacey is reeling over his career path. Anyway the faculty member has been suspended and the school has released a billion apologies in multiple forms, so UF can continue to churn out unqualified inbred nobodies for years to come.
The University is proud of the achievements of every single one of our graduates and regrets that any celebration of the day may have been diminished by those monitoring a graduation ceremony.
— FLORIDA (@UF) May 6, 2018