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It is unclear, however, if the administration has a responsibility to advise Durden, who didn't know her rights at the time.
Students are fired up, too, about how a good semester ended up in a tailspin.
I am not at liberty to provide further details.'' Durden, who wants to be reinstated, is fuming, believing her right to free speech has been trampled.
Colleagues agree and have submitted letters expressing concern and outrage.
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"For those of us who are involved in advocacy, politics, who may hold opinions which differ from those in different spaces, this kind of thing has a terrible chilling effect,'' Rebecca Williams, an assistant professor, wrote in her letter to the administration.
She didn't know why, until she went to Human Resources "They did this to humiliate me,'' Durden said. Durden said she was representing herself while arguing that Black Lives Matter had a right to have a Memorial Day celebration in a safe space for black people at a time when there's a rise in white nationalism and racism.Download the Registration Form For information on getting athletes and Unified partners started, visit our College Unified Registration page to see what colleges already participate. In the meantime, you can follow the SONJ College Unified Facebook group.On June 8, Lisa Durden, a producer, filmmaker and media commentator, arrived at Essex County College in Newark to teach her speech class."Essex County College publicly lynched me in front of my students.'' Durden was given a letter, signed by Jeffrey Lee, vice president for academic affairs, informing her that she was suspended "until further notice." She had to turn over her grade book to Christopher Rivera, chairperson of the Humanities Division. Considering her explanation, Durden, and many who support her, want to know what she did wrong.The letter does not mention the Tucker Carlson show, but Durden said administration officials made a point of bringing it up that day. Durden said Bridgett told her the matter is being investigated.