Cancel Culture

U. of Michigan Prof Ousted from Shakespeare Class After Showing Sir Laurence Olivier’s ‘Othello’

A China-born music professor at the University of Michigan was forced out of teaching a Shakespeare class — and reported to the Office of Equity, Civil Rights, and Title IX — after showing the classic 1965 film Othello to his class. The movie offended woke students because it features legendary actor Sir Laurence Olivier with darkened skin playing the title role.

Sir Laurence Olivier as Othello

Dave Chappelle Comedy Special Calling Out Woke Trans Activists Has a 96 Percent Positive Audience Score on Leftist Rotten Tomatoes

Veteran comedian Dave Chappelle’s comedy special “The Closer” — which calls out woke trans activists and #MeToo feminists — has a 96 percent positive audience score on the leftist film and television review-aggregation website Rotten Tomatoes. Meanwhile, the site’s professional critic class have left negative reviews.

BEVERLY HILLS, CA - AUGUST 08: Dave Chappelle attends the Premiere Of Focus Features' "BlacKkKlansman" at Samuel Goldwyn Theater on August 8, 2018 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images)

Poll: Majority of Gen Z Rejects ‘Cancel Culture’

By a wide margin, the next generation of Americans is widely opposed to “cancel culture,” or politically correct censorship and ostracization, even more so than members of the Boomer and Gen X generations, leaving Millennials as the only generation more likely to view cancel culture positively or neutrally than negatively.

Teenager playing video games