Below you will find two links to the pdfs of a set of emails sent by Yale’s General Counsel to my then attorney in the summer of 2018. I hadn’t read these emails until recently, so I didn’t realize until recently that these emails include new emails that PROVE that the Yale Admin, including Yale Graduate School Dean Lynn Cooley and Yale Graduate School Diversity Dean and Title IX Coordinator Michelle Nearon LIED about the Living or Napping While Black Hate Crime Hoax. This set of emails also includes emails that PROVE that Yale Campus Police Chief Ronnell Higgins perjured himself at the CT Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) Commission Hearing on November 4th, 2019, in downtown Hartford, CT.
On page 5 of the pdf of the first batch of emails, there is an email from the Resident Coordinators to Yale Housing Managers Beth Bishop and Kate St. Marie on Saturday, February 24th, 2018, at 10:43 pm. I think this email provides strong corroboration of my claim that the Resident Coordinators of the Hall of Graduate Studies (my Yale dormitory) were complicit in the Living or Napping While Black Hate Crime Hoax, were very likely friends of Lolade Siyonbola and Jean Louis Reneson, were very likely present for the event on the evening of Saturday, February 24th, 2018, and may have even participated in the harassment I experienced that evening. I also think this email shows that I was widely known and despised across campus, including by the Resident Coordinators of the Hall of Graduate Studies, because I stood up for the Federal Civil Rights of an Evangelical black man at Yale during my 1st year in the PhD Program in Philosophy, in Spring 2015, and I was branded an anti-LGBTQ bigot for having done so.
In this email, the Resident Coordinators say that they didn’t have a chance to meet with me on the evening of Saturday, February 24th, 2018. I believe that this is a lie. In this and other emails, they make clear that they were able to speak with everyone besides me. They spoke with the Yale Campus Police officers, whom I now believe never even came to the 12th floor of the tower of the Hall of Graduate Studies, because I never heard them. They spoke with Lolade Siyonbola and Jean Louis Reneson. But, they never bothered to knock on my door to speak with me. Please note that I sent my email to the Resident Coordinators at 6:28 pm, while I was still being harassed. The Resident Coordinators didn’t bother to respond until after 10 pm that evening. I was in my dorm room that entire time. They could have knocked on my door at any point. They had ample time to come speak with me.
Next, the Resident Coordinators make clear to the Yale Housing Managers that they regard me as the guilty party, an opinion that they formed without ever speaking with me. They also make clear, I believe, that they knew about the Spring 2015 incident, and that they regarded me as an anti-LGBTQ bigot. They tell the Yale Housing Managers that this isn’t the first time I had been involved in something like this, and they state that they don’t wish to meet with me alone. Then, they state that the other students involved feel very aggrieved about what happened. I believe, after my complaint about the harassment at 6:28 pm, that the Resident Coordinators of the Hall of Graduate Studies, Esther Sosa and Grant Mandigora, developed a plan of attack with Lolade Siyonbola and Jean Louis Reneson. I think they decided to falsely accuse me of racism, to deflect from the fact that they had been harassing me.
Please remember that when I met with Yale Housing Managers, Beth Bishop and Kate St. Marie on Monday, February 26th, 2018, they fully exonerated me for the incident on Saturday, February 24th, 2018. They told me that I had done nothing wrong. They told me that I was the only person who had done nothing wrong. They told me that they would deal with all of the other presumed students involved, including the students who had been harassing me that evening. They told me that they were very upset with the way that the Resident Coordinators had handled the situation. They told me that the Resident Coordinators would be reprimanded. Beth Bishop also told me that she would be more than happy to close the 12th floor common room, if it was becoming a problem. The Yale Housing Managers told me to return to my dissertation and not to give what had happened on Saturday another thought. I was perfectly happy to drop the issue. I had no interest in getting anyone in trouble, as I told the Yale Housing Managers. I simply wished to be left alone and in peace to complete my Saving the World project, my PhD Dissertation.
I want everyone to remember that Lolade Siyonbola and Jean Louis Reneson wrote a letter to Yale Graduate School Diversity Dean and Graduate School Title IX Coordinator Michelle Nearon, to which she refers in these emails, in which they accused me of having perpetrated a racist hate crime comparable to a LYNCHING. This was a ridiculous and obviously false charge. There is no way that Dean Nearon did not KNOW that this was a completely ridiculous and false charge. Yale Housing Director George Longyear told me that this letter had been written to Dean Nearon. I was not allowed to see this letter nor know what it was that I was being accused of having said or done that was racist until the end of June, 2018. I was falsely charged with racial harassment on June 5th, 2018, by Yale Graduate School Dean Lynn Cooley. I questioned the veracity of the version of the letter which I received at the end of June, 2018, because it was addressed to Yale Housing Director George Longyear. I believe that this was changed, in an effort to protect Dean Nearon and the Yale Administration from legal liability. I believe that the emails below corroborate this point. Notice how Dean Nearon discusses how she need not give me the letter.
I’ll stop here for now. I have much, much more to say about these emails. Stay tuned for subsequent parts of this blog post.
Here is the first batch of emails sent by Yale General Counsel to my then attorney in the summer of 2018:
Here is the second batch of emails sent by Yale General Counsel to my then attorney in the summer of 2018:
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