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Professor Who Called Barbara Bush An 'Amazing Racist' Will Keep Her Job

It came down to freedom of speech, according to Fresno State President Joseph Castro. He noted Randa Jarrar made the remarks in a "private capacity," even as he called her conduct an embarrassment.

"I will never be fired," professor Randa Jarrar taunted critics after she blasted Barbara Bush as a racist not an hour after the former first lady's death was announced last week.

And the president of California State University, Fresno, has confirmed that she will keep her job.

After reviewing the facts, "the university does not have justification to support taking any disciplinary action," President Joseph Castro said Tuesday. "Professor Jarrar did not violate any CSU or university policies."

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