Last week a party – the Compton Cookout – was held off-campus near the University of California San Diego, and the firestorm it has created has been massive: Protest marches, teach-ins, protesters who walked out of the teach-ins and campus investigations have ensued. The administration for its part immediately placed blame on perpetrators they believed to be responsible – a so-called white fraternity, Pi Kappa Alpha.
Many have cited, with outrage, the Facebook Compton Cookout invitation urging males to wear “straight up jerseys” or a “White T (size XXXL smallest acceptable).” Females were asked to come as “ghetto chicks” who “don’t speak well, have short, nappy hair” and “usually have gold teeth, start fights and drama, and wear cheap clothes.”
The rest of the invitation went on to describe the location of the party and the food and drinks available, such as chicken and watermelon.
Despite the denials by Pi Kappa Alpha that they were not behind the cookout, the blame remains on PKA and its white members. Garron Engstrom, chapter president of the Pi Kappa Alpha, said, “The fraternity regrets the display of ignorance and error of judgment made by any individual members who may have attended or were associated via social media with the racially offensive party.” The administration continued its Mike Nifong-like prosecution of anyone white who may have attended the event.
The truth was finally revealed on my radio show last night when the true organizer, a self-described “black, crime comedian” named Jiggaboo Jones claimed responsibility for the event. In fact, Mr. Jones disclosed that similar parties have been held in past years going back as far as 2005. Mr. Jones further stated that he recently hosted a similar event with an even raunchier title at UNLV just a few days ago.
I am the only person on the national stage who has given Mr. Jones the chance to tell his side of the story, to claim responsibility for the Compton Cookout. Mr. Jones disclosed on my program that he attempted to contact UCSD administration and the local San Diego news media to claim the event and was rebuffed at every turn. Clearly, the administration, the San Diego Union Tribune and the PC Mafia have their perpetrators, just like Mike Nifong did at Duke.
While they may wish that the template remain, I am confronting the PC Mafia. On my nationally syndicated radio program last evening, I interviewed professor Daniel Widener, a professor of African-American studies and radicalism at UCSD, and he attempted to turn this cookout into a chance to score cheap political points. I refused to let him push his agenda.
Now, I want to give you the ability to hear the truth and decide for yourselves. Below is the unedited interview I conducted with Mr. Jones and professor Widener. Be warned: The language definitely is not politically correct and will certainly cause more than a few raised eyebrows. The truth is not always pretty – but it can be pretty funny.