Virtual Speech of Ivanka in Kansas cancelled amidst the protestsby John Smith Top Trending news
Ivanka Trump, daughter of the President of United States Mr.Donald Trump was supposed to give a virtual speech to the students of Kansas. The management of Wichita State University and WSU Tech has jointly announced that her speech has been cancelled. The cancellation of the event has made Ivanka very angry. As a response to it, she commented on a social media platform. She said that educational institutions shall encourage freedom of speech. She also pointed out that it is unethical to distinguish between culture and viewpoint.
The event was mainly cancelled due to the negativity of the way Mr.Trump handled the situation of the protests that is going on in the country. The protests are due to the unbearable act of the police that led to the death of George Floyd as per Government news update. Protestors have come out in a large number all over the country and there has been no word from the governing officials against racism and out of behavior act of the police and its department.
George Floyd was an African American who was declared dead due to the negligence of white police officials. Videos of his death have been going around over online platforms and social media sites. During his arrest when Floyd physically reacted for not knowing the reason of his arrest. Derek Chauvin a white police official kneeled over in their neck while Floyd gasped for his breath. Since then, there have been wide protests all over the country. People are demanding justice against the brutalism and racism of the polish officials. Although all the four officials involved in Floyd’s death have been taken into custody, a huge number of protesters has also been arrested.
The protesters have been attacked with tear gas, grenades, abuses some were also shot at sight. The government officials under the presidency of Trump have supported the act of police and have not taken any action against them. And this has not been accepted by the people of America. Mr. Trump also commented that he would in fact increase the support towards the law enforcement officers and government and politics rather than dismantling the police department.
Due to these incidences and the support of Ivanka on her father’s decision has led to the cancellation of speech at the university. Around 488 signatures have been collected from alumni, teachers, and students. A letter was posted on social media sites where a professor has urged to cancel the speech of Ivanka Trump due to the unrest in the country.
Ivanka Trump presently serves as an advisor to her President's father along with her husband. Before this, she was the executive vice president of their family business called the Trump Organization.Many leading organizations and prominent leaders all over the world have come out and raised their voices against racism. They are encouraging people not to be a part of any hatred or racist activity. Racism not only divides the people in the country but also creates mental and psychological tension all over. This also leads to the economic downfall of the country.
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