Following a letter from Boston University President Robert A. Brown on Tuesday in response to the backlash newly hired professor Dr. Saida Grundy faced over her tweets about American white masculinity, she’s released her own statement.

From the Associated Press:

Grundy on Tuesday said events in the United States over the past year have made “the inconvenient matter of race” an unavoidable topic, but she expressed remorse over what she had said.

“I regret that my personal passion about issues surrounding these events led me to speak about them indelicately,” she said in a statement. “I deprived them of the nuance and complexity that such subjects always deserve.”

Grundy will begin at Boston University on July 1.

Image via BU/Facebook.


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