about the human race article By Kate Randall— The Harvard human resources professor who published a controversial piece on the human condition has since been suspended from the university, the Harvard Crimson reported.
The article, written by Harvard graduate student Adam Grant, argued that “the only way we are going to stop the genocide of our species is to get rid of the biological human race and replace it with a new, superior race.”
Grant, a Harvard alumna, has been a regular target of Gamergate, a loosely defined online movement against the gaming community that seeks to discredit women and minorities.
Grant has previously been criticized for publishing an article that claimed women and girls are being raped by men who are not “real” men, and the Harvard professor has also been accused of “saying a lot of things that are false.”
“Grant’s article has been an extremely controversial topic, and it is a sad commentary on our society,” Harvard spokesman Daniel Gomes said in a statement to The Crimson.
“While it is our policy to not discuss individual cases, we have received numerous complaints from faculty and students who believe that Professor Grant’s views are not aligned with our values as a liberal arts university.
These views are contrary to the values of the University and the broader society.”
Grant’s tweet on Monday morning was posted on Twitter, where it has since received more than 11,000 retweets and shares.
The Crimson’s story about the suspension of Grant also noted that his post is now private, with no explanation given.
“As a professor, I would not have published such a piece,” Grant told The Crimson, adding that he was aware of the suspension and was disappointed.
“The way it was written was completely wrong.
It has been deleted, but I am going to keep pushing for it to be brought back up again.
The world needs to see this kind of bigotry.”
Harvard has a history of banning conservative professors from speaking on campus.
Last year, the university rescinded a scheduled speech by University of Pennsylvania professor Christina Hoff Sommers, saying the speech was not “in the best interests of our university.”
In a tweet about the announcement, the president of the university’s College Republicans wrote, “I know that it will be very difficult to live up to the standards that we have set for ourselves.
I know that our community will be disappointed by this decision.”
A university spokesperson told The Associated Press that it would not comment on individual cases of suspensions, but declined to comment on any current instances of faculty suspension.
Harvard, which has a historically high percentage of white students, has also had trouble with hate speech and racism in recent years.
Last month, students at the university held a protest demanding a “safe space” for them after the white nationalist rally in Charlottesville, Virginia, which turned deadly.