Samantha Harris Featured in NYT Article: University Must Reinstate Professor Who Tweeted About ‘Black Privilege’


May 19, 2022

In a recent New York Times article, Samantha Harris, of Allen Harris Law and one of Dr. Negy’s lawyers, called the arbitrator’s finding “a victory for the rule of law, and a reminder that due process matters.”

An arbitrator found that the University of Central Florida failed to show “just cause” last year when it fired Charles Negy, a tenured professor whose comments generated outrage on campus.

The University of Central Florida must reinstate a longtime tenured professor who was fired after comments he made on Twitter were roundly condemned as racist following the murder of George Floyd, an arbitrator has ruled.

The arbitrator said that the university failed to show “just cause” in January 2021, when it terminated the professor, Charles Negy, the author of a book titled “White Shaming: Bullying Based on Prejudice, Virtue-Signaling, and Ignorance.”

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