Professor Cherny Shouted Down at Public Meeting

Monday, July 15, 2019

SAN FRANCISCO CHRONICLE -- There’s a troubling trend in America — if there’s someone you disagree with, shout them down.

The latest example came the other night at a public event where Robert Cherny, a San Francisco State history professor emeritus, was talking about the Victor Arnautoff’s Depression-era mural at Washington High School in San Francisco — the one the school board wants to destroy because it depicts a dead Indian and Black slaves.