Okundaye, who is head of the university’s Black and Minority Ethnic Campaign, reportedly posted the tweets on Friday following clashes between police and protesters during a protest about the death of 20-year-old Rashan Charles in police custody in Hackney on July 22.
Although Okundaye has since made his account private, the Times reported that he made a series of angry tweets. These included a claim that “ALL white people are racist. White middle class, white working class, white men, white women, white gays, white children they can ALL geddit.”
He also tweeted: “Watching these middle-class white people despair over black people protesting in their colonised Dalston is absolutely delicious.”
Okundaye is reading politics and sociology at the prestigious institution’s Pembroke College. He was born in South London and was a scholar at the £36,400 (US$47,700)-a-year Whitgift School before starting at Cambridge.
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