Lukas Mikelionis, Heatstreet, October 24, 2016
Left-wing students at the University of California, Berkeley are protesting again. This time, however, these students are calling for “safe spaces” for transgendered people, as well as “spaces of color” at the University (which they already have).
The protest, which began last Friday, blocked Berkeley’s Sather Gate, disrupted studying students in the Student Union, and blocked traffic at the intersection of Telegraph and Bancroft in front of campus.
In video of the protest, the so-called anti-racism protesters were seen denying passage across the bridge to white students–shouting “go around”–while happily allowing students of color to pass through.
After blocking the bridge, the protesting students moved towards the front of campus to occupy the front of the student store, because they felt it interfered with their “safe spaces”.