The University of Memphis fired a professor on Tuesday evening for controversial tweets the former employee, Zandria Robinson, sent out in the wake of the Charleston church shooting earlier in the month.

Zandria Robinson, who was an assistant professor of sociology at the university, went on a Twitter tirade explaining her thoughts on racial tensions in America. At the forefront of tweets the University of Memphis reprimanded her for was one in which she reasoned that white people are conditioned to commit mass murders, according to The Washington Times.