Ivy League Professor Calls For GENERAL STRIKE By Black Artists And Academics After Trump Victory – Daily Caller


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A Cornell University history professor called for a general strike by black artists, academics and professionals this week in response to Donald Trump’s presidential election victory.


 
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The professor, Russell Rickford, “specializes in the black radical tradition” and has written books and articles including “Black Lives Matter: Toward a Modern Practice of Mass Struggle” and “‘Socialism From Below’: A Black Scholar’s Marxist Genealogy.”

Rickford called for the mass strike on Wednesday night during an anti-Trump rally organized by the Black Lives Matter chapter Ithaca, New York, according to The Cornell Daily Sun.

“This is not a time for mourning,” Rickford told hundreds of people gathered in downtown Ithaca. “This is a time for organizing.”

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