Fawningly introduced by President Sally Kornbluth, Davis wasted no time declaring capitalism the root of all evil. “Racism is deeply connected to capitalism. Capitalism was produced by colonialism and slavery.” A packed room of DEI administrators and faculty fellow travelers tasked with educating America’s next generation of innovators, entrepreneurs, and captains of industry responded with thunderous applause.
Davis hit every note in her symphony of denunciations. “We must stand up to the heteropatriarchy. We must remember the Palestinians.” She sang the praises of BLM rioters, transgender activists, and Critical Race Theory advocates.
Republicans in general, Ron DeSantis in particular, he whose name cannot be mentioned, and their fellow white supremacists felt her fiery scorn. “It’s all about recognizing the deep structural racism in all our institutions, regardless of who the individuals might be.” She declared racism the reason black police officers killed Tyre Nichols.
What a great way to honor Martin Luther King’s dream of racial harmony and his emphasis on individual character. To share in MIT’s vision for belonging and community, watch the video for yourself starting at 47:38.