it's always the person with the least black heritage who is angriest at the anti-racism meetings. The ones who have never actually experienced anything resembling Jim Crow -- in fact, nothing but white suck-uppery -- are the most consumed with rage about things having nothing to do with their lives."
This is the hallmark of the second generation campus radical. The rebel without a legitimate cause. Your professors in the 80s were still seething with 60s question authority rage, and they transferred it to the next generation, without questioning the hypocrisy - never trust anyone over 30, speak truth to power, question authority - except not anymore, now that we're in charge. A whole generation steeped in unfocused rage.