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Pentagon drags out decision after probe into woke diversity chief accused of anti-white people tweet

The Pentagon has failed to fireside one of its woke ‘diversity’ officers after an investigation was launched into her in September, regardless of promising to make a decision inside 30 days.

Kelisa Wing had labored as a chief of fairness, diversity and inclusion on the Department of Defense Education Activity (DoDEA) since December 2021 however an investigation was launched into her after she wrote on Twitter how she was ‘exhausted with these White folx’, alongside varied different statements.

The investigation into Wing was began on September 19 with the matter referred to Under Secretary of Personnel and Readiness Gil Cisneros, however virtually two months later the case has but to be resolved.

But it appears as if the Pentagon is dragging out coming to a decision on the probe.  

‘The findings are being offered to the office of the below secretary of protection for personnel and readiness,’ Cmdr. Nicole Schwegman, a DoD spokesperson, advised Fox News.

An investigation was begun in September into Kelisa Wing, the chief diversity, fairness and inclusion officer within the Pentagon’s Education Activity office – it was alleged to take 30 days

Republicans have written a the letter to Secretary of Defense Lloyd Austin earlier this week asking for an update on the review

Republicans have written a the letter to Secretary of Defense Lloyd Austin earlier this week asking for an replace on the evaluate

‘Our focus stays on guaranteeing military-connected college students, their households and our workers have equitable entry to alternatives and resources that help scholar achievement and readiness for school and careers. We don’t have anything further to share right now.’   

Rep. Elise Stefanik, R-N.Y., and Rep. C. Scott Franklin, R-Fla., wrote a letter to Secretary of Defense Lloyd Austin earlier this week asking for an replace on the evaluate.

‘More than 30 days have handed for the reason that Department introduced the evaluate of Kelisa Wing. However, the Department has made no public announcement, nor communicated with Congress … relating to the findings of the evaluate,’ the letter acknowledged.

Wing’s previous social media posts over the course of a number of years, see her utilizing well-worn slang phrases to mock white people embrace ‘Karen’ and ‘CAUdacity’ – a play on the phrase Caucasian. 

As a outcome 22 House Republicans together with some on the Armed Services Committee requested that Secretary of Defense Lloyd Austin take ‘speedy motion’ to analyze her for ‘egregious bias’. 

The account, together with the longtime DOD staffer’s LinkedIn profile, has since been deleted. 

Most troubling is the truth that Wing, who was promoted to go of the Education office throughout the pandemic, oversees the schooling of Pentagon staffers’ youngsters – together with these of lively obligation service members.

Wing's office oversees the education of Pentagon staffers' children - including those of active duty service members

Wing’s office oversees the schooling of Pentagon staffers’ youngsters – together with these of lively obligation service members

The Pentagon announced in September that it had launched a probe into one of its 'diversity' officers after it was revealed she posted a series of tweets disparaging white people online

The Pentagon introduced in September that it had launched a probe into one of its ‘diversity’ officers after it was revealed she posted a sequence of tweets disparaging white people on-line

'I'm exhausted with these white folx in these [professional development] sessions,' Wing wrote on July 23, 2020, disparaging an unnamed woman at a federal meeting

‘I’m exhausted with these white folx in these [professional development] periods,’ Wing wrote on July 23, 2020, disparaging an unnamed lady at a federal meeting

‘I’m exhausted with these white folx in these [professional development] periods,’ Wing wrote on July 23, 2020, disparaging an unnamed lady at a federal meeting. 

‘[T]his girl really had the CAUdacity to say that black people will be racist too,’ the submit continues. ‘I needed to cease the session and provides Karen the BUSINESS.’

Wing, who’s African-American, then provides, ‘We aren’t the bulk, we do not have energy.’ 

Wing had labored on the DoD for 16 years and was promoted to DEI chief in December 2021. Her office oversees education for youngsters of Pentagon workers in addition to these deployed abroad within the navy.

The slew of anti-white posts current in Wing’s social media appear to chop out across the time of her promotion, however the posts penned earlier than she landed the function remained.

Wing, an outspoken supporter of the Black Lives Matter and Defund the Police movements, is also an author penning several progressive books in a series called 'Racial Justice In America'

Wing, an outspoken supporter of the Black Lives Matter and Defund the Police actions, can also be an writer penning a number of progressive books in a sequence referred to as ‘Racial Justice In America’

Wing, an outspoken supporter of the Black Lives Matter and Defund the Police actions, can also be an writer, and has penned a number of progressive books in a sequence referred to as ‘Racial Justice In America.’

Disturbingly, the books are geared towards youngsters. 

Covering a spread of radical topic echoing the beliefs exhibited on her Twitter, the boobs boast titles akin to ‘What Is White Privilege,’ and ‘What Does it Mean To Defund the Police?’

The former has traces akin to: ‘If you might be White you may really feel dangerous about hurting others otherwise you may really feel afraid to lose this privilege,’ and asks white youngsters to contemplate if they’ll ‘actually really feel good on the finish of the race if you look again and see others preventing obstacles that you just did not even have?’

Another youngsters’s e book penned by Wing, ‘What is Anti-Racism?,’ in the meantime, incorporates some deceptive claims regarding race – if not outright falsehoods.

In one occasion, the e book claims the phrase ‘race’ comes from Italian or Hebrew. 

However, if truth be told, there isn’t a phrase in Biblical Hebrew for race. The phrase wouldn’t be invented for hundreds of years in fashionable Hebrew, in line with Aish, a nonprofit group with experience on Judaism.

The e book additionally mentioned ‘the fashionable thought of ‘race’ was launched by the National Party in Germany.’ Aside from the truth that Wing erroneously omits the ‘socialist’ half of the Nazi occasion identify, the declare can also be doubtful. 

The thought of race was utilized in a pseudoscience referred to as eugenics year earlier than the Nazis in Germany rose to energy, and the Nazis even included these debunked eugenic views inside their very own ideology.

Then, in an apparently contradictory declare, the e book claims that ‘race’ was born on American soil.

In ‘What Does it Mean To Defund the Police?’, Wing explains to her younger viewers the variations between abolishing, defunding, disbanding, and reforming police – with what she referred to as ‘anti-racist’ insurance policies. 

 

She boasted about being 'woke' on Twitter in posts that were uncovered by Fox News earlier this year

She boasted about being ‘woke’ on Twitter in posts that have been uncovered by Fox News earlier this year

However, regardless of these being printed works geared towards youngsters from a federal worker accountable for educating children, the controversy lies mainly with Wing’s now-deleted Twitter account. 

 ‘[B]eing antiracist means being lively towards racism … you’ll NEVER arrive … cease centering this on whiteness,’ Wing mentioned.

On one other event, Wing responded to a consumer who mentioned, ‘I’m exhausted by 99% of the white males in schooling and 95% of the white ladies. Where can I get a break from white nonsense for some time?’

Wing responded, ‘If one other Karen tells me about her emotions… I would lose it…’

In one other submit, Wing responded to a different consumer who criticized an article she penned that claimed ‘racism is ingrained within the very cloth of our nation,’ and referred to as on academics to dismantle ‘racial oppression.’

‘Bye Karen,’ Wing sniped in a dismissive submit. 

Karen is an internet slang time period that refers to a white, typically entitled, middle-aged lady.

In different posts, she referred to Donald Trump because the ‘entire boy model of a Karen’ – and his Education Secretary, Betsy DeVos, as ‘the queen of Karens.’

She responded to at least one consumer’s criticism about ‘white nonsense’ in schooling by tweeting: ‘If one other Karen tells me about her emotions… I would lose it…’

Wing has additionally proudly touted herself as ‘woke’ on a number of events, together with a submit with a photograph of herself in a Jay-Z shirt.

Last month it was revealed how in 2018 she beneficial a e book to highschool college students that referred to 9/11 first responders as ‘not human’ and ‘menaces.’

According to Fox News, Wing beneficial the 2015 e book Between the World and Me by Ta-Nehisi Coates whereas she represented the Pentagon on two events.

In the e book, Coates wrote of not having the ability to differentiate between the police officer that shot and killed his faculty pal Prince Jones in Maryland in September 2000 and people who rushed in direction of the flames on 9/11. 

Coates wrote of the primary responders: ‘They weren’t human to me. Black, white, or no matter, they have been menaces of nature; they have been the hearth, the comet, the storm, which may — with no justification — shatter my physique

The building were King works, the Pentagon, was one of the four targets of the Al-Qaeda hijackers on 9/11

The constructing have been King works, the Pentagon, was one of the 4 targets of the Al-Qaeda hijackers on 9/11

Between the World and Me was met with mass critical acclaim when it was released. A.O. Scott of the New York Times called it 'essential, like water or air.' David Remnick of The New Yorker called it: 'Extraordinary'

Between the World and Me was met with mass essential acclaim when it was launched. A.O. Scott of the New York Times referred to as it ‘important, like water or air.’ David Remnick of The New Yorker referred to as it: ‘Extraordinary’

The e book was met with mass essential acclaim when it was launched. A.O. Scott of the New York Times referred to as it ‘important, like water or air.’ David Remnick of The New Yorker referred to as it: ‘Extraordinary.’

The e book received the 2015 National Book Award and topped the New York Times bestseller listing for 3 weeks. In 2016, it was named quantity seven on the Guardian’s listing of the 100 finest books of the twenty first century. 

Before becoming a member of the Defense Department, Wing had been a trainer and served within the US Army. During her navy service Wing rose to the extent of Staff Sergeant, in line with a biography on her web site. 

When Wing turned chief of the DoD Education Activity, Director Thomas Brady touted the promotion, which noticed the company create the diversity and inclusion position solely for his or her longtime staffer.

‘Kelisa Wing is strictly the precise individual to steer our efforts in constructing on the foundational work achieved to help significant change in our group,’ Brady mentioned on the time.

‘This new position will take a holistic method to figuring out and enhancing how we combine the apply of diversity, fairness and inclusion in each facet of DoDEA, from curriculum and evaluation to hiring {and professional} growth.’

The division’s investigation into Wing’s remarks is ongoing. 

 

In old social media posts, Wing uses well-worn slang terms to mock white people include 'Karen' and 'CAUdacity' - a play on the word Caucasian. Her account was later deleted

In previous social media posts, Wing makes use of well-worn slang phrases to mock white people embrace ‘Karen’ and ‘CAUdacity’ – a play on the phrase Caucasian. Her account was later deleted

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