Dr. Aruna Khilanani campaigned for weeks to get Yale to publicly release her talk on race, but she likely didn’t anticipate the backlash her fantasies of “unloading a revolver into the head of any white person that got in my way” would generate.
The Manhattan shrink was targeted across the internet, from health ratings websites to Twitter and TikTok, for her April 6 race-hating comments to the Ivy League institution’s Child Study Center.
Her lecture, “The Psychopathic Problem of the White Mind,” not only included daydreams of gunning down white people but also dismissed the possibility that any of her targets could emphasize with people of color or understand racism. She said, “addressing racism assumes that white people can see and process what we are talking about.”
“We keep forgetting that directly talking about race is a waste of our breath,” Khilanani stated in the incendiary speech. “We are asking a demented, violent predator who thinks that they are