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Teacher Repeatedly Calls Students ‘N*gger’ Because They Didn’t Like ‘African-American’

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A substitute teacher admits calling two of her students “n*gger” after being told they didn’t like the term “African-American,” because they are not of African descent.

Nestled in the northeast corner of the Land of Lincoln is a small village of about 40,000 people. Carol Stream, Illinois’ motto is “a great place to live and work,” and indeed, CNN‘s Money Magazine included Carol Stream among its 100 “best places to live” list just three years ago.

Right now, however, four middle school students, and likely many of their friends, might not be feeling that way.

A substitute teacher admits to calling Mea Thompson and Zaria Daniel “n*gger” during a discussion about the Emancipation Proclamation last week. The eighth grade students were visibly upset when WMAQ interviewed them outside Jay Stream Middle School. They say the teacher first called them “African-American,” but Mea Thompson explains that she and three of her classmates who “were sitting there got offended because none of us are from Africa. I’m Jamaican. So we said, ‘Can you please not call us that?’ and she continued to call us that.”

And that’s when the substitute teacher used the “N” word.

“She said, ‘It’s the politically correct term.’ Then she said, ‘Well, back then you guys would be considered the N-word,'” Thompson says.

“We were so shocked and we were like, ‘What? Excuse me? That’s not correct to call us that.’ She was like, ‘Well, back then that’s what African-Americans were called.’”

WMAQ reports the students “said the teacher used the slur repeatedly over the 80-minute class period, also referring to them as slaves. One student threw down her books and others started crying, the students claim.”

“I just want people to know how much it affected us and I don’t want this to happen to anybody else,” said student Zaria Daniel.

But Thompson’s mother, Shayna Thompson, says the punishment isn’t enough.

“After the shock and hurt, I’m angry,” she said. “It’s a new world, and the people of the past that still hang onto hatred and bigotry don’t belong in this world anymore.”

She said she is looking into whether the teacher can be charged with disorderly conduct or if the incident may be considered a hate crime.

 

Image and video: NBC Chicago/WMAQ
Hat tip: David Edwards at Raw Story

 

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911 Called After Black Teens Attacked by Knife-Wielding Homeless Man – Cops Show Up and Draw Guns on the Kids

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The L.A. County Sheriffs’ Dept. is once again under fire after witnesses say three Black teens were attacked by a homeless man wielding a knife. 911 was called and the police showed up – drawing at least one assault rifle and several guns on at least one of the teenagers.

This video show witnesses screaming at police, who appear entirely uninterested in hearing their accounts, and telling them to step back.

“It’s the other guy!” one bystander can be heard repeatedly yelling at the police.

“Put your guns down,” another person urges. “They’re kids.”

Off camera, one person repeatedly tells the teens to “put your hands up,” clearly afraid the child will be shot. “They don’t care cause they Black.”

“They didn’t do nothing at all,” they add.

“It was not them,” another bystander says.

“They’re just kids,” says another.

“Tammi Collins, the mother of one of the teens, says her son and a couple of friends were sitting at a bus stop when a homeless man asked if they had any crack and then tried to steal their stuff,” TMZ reports. “She says the man became super aggro, ripped his shirt off and pulled a knife on them, and attempted to stab them. She says the kids fended the man off with their skateboards.”

At least four police vehicles can be seen in the video.

No arrests were made, but in the video one teen can be seen on his knees, his hands up, appearing to be handcuffed. The homeless person was not found.

“The L.A. County Sheriff’s Dept. tells TMZ, the 911 call came in as an assault with a deadly weapon,” TMZ reports. “specifically, 2 adult males hitting another man with a skateboard. The kids were detained and after deputies spoke with them and witnesses, they were released and no arrests were made. The Dept. doesn’t know what happened to the homeless man.”

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Trump-Loving ‘True Victim of the Pandemic’ Nikki Haley Slammed for Complaining Her Birthday Popcorn Order Was Late

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Nikki Haley is once again being widely mocked for a tweet. A few weeks ago it was this tweet, which basically was a very effective ad for Joe Biden:

Now, it’s something far less political – or is it?

Monday morning President Donald Trump’s former U.S. Ambassador to the UN complained about… late birthday popcorn.

This one tweet seems to sum up the opinions of many:

Many mocked Haley for being tone deaf to Trump’s destruction of the U.S. Postal Service.

Many reminded the former Republican governor of South Carolina that we’re in the middle of a pandemic.

Many mocked her for her horrible record or priorities:

Many mocked her for her support of President Donald Trump:

And some, well, just mocked her for being cheap:

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Fox & Friends Furious ‘Gym Owners Are Dying,’ Because ‘Politicians’

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“Fox & Friends” co-host Brian Kilmeade expressed anger Monday morning over gyms that are not allowed to re-open, or have to restrict the number of people allowed inside during the coronavirus pandemic. The number of COVID-19 cases in the country has doubled in just a few weeks to over 5 million.

“They’re dying. These gym owners are dying,” Kilmeade told his Fox News viewers, with not even a shred of understanding that in reality, 165,000 Americans have literally died from the virus.

“They have small margins anyway and they can’t do anything because these politicians won’t let ’em,” Kilmeade, clearly angry, snarled.

Kilmeade’s guest, “Body by Jake” creator Jake Steinfeld, told viewers, “Don’t quit,” and “be dilligent.”

But as soon as he started to give tips on how to stay healthy at home, which he said is “so important,” Kilmeade tried to cut him off.

“Gotcha,” Kilmeade said.

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