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Southern educators need to stop with the racism


We shouldn’t be that surprised that, yet again, elementary teachers in the south are offending their African American students and their parents by saying idiotic and racist comments in class and passing out racist material. Come on! How many times do you need to make these blunders and have them publicized in national media until you realize your racist!

Back in January, math teachers at Georgia’s Beaver Ridge Elementary School in Norcross sent their students home with math worksheets that asked students math problems like “If Frederick got two beatings per day, how many beatings did he get in 1 week?”. Of course, people in the community and the country were outraged by these teachers’ horrible judgement. You think Georgian teachers would learn something valuable from this large gaffe, but no. Again this week, a teacher at James Jackson Elementary in Georgia sent his fourth graders home with a math work sheet that referenced slavery, including “a plantation owner had 100 slaves. If three-fifths of them are counted for representation, how many slaves will be counted?”. School officials have come forth and said the problems were meant to mix math with social studies and, to add insult to injury, stated the teacher would not be punished. 


Also, at George C. Marshall High School in Virginia, an English teacher has recently come under fire after asking the only black student in her class to read aloud Langston Hughes’ Ballad of the Landlord, in a “blacker” manner. The student, ninth grader Jordan Shumate explained that this wasn’t the first time his English teacher singled him out during lessons involving “black material”.


To all schools in the south. You have terrible track records when it comes to being politically correct. So why don’t you learn from your fellow southerners and stop with the racist comments. I’m disgusted that these idiots we call “educators” still have jobs.