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Fri Mar 8, 2019, 07:06 PM

This shit has to stop, when did people start thinking this is ok?

Mock student slave auction rocks private Westchester school


By Ben Chapman
| EDUCATION REPORTER |
Mar 08, 2019 | 1:55 PM




A white teacher at a Westchester County school held a mock slave auction with her black students as part of a fifth-grade history lesson for her class plunging the private institution into chaos, a parent and sources with knowledge of the situation told the Daily News Friday.

Administrators at the Chapel School in Bronxville are investigating the shocking allegation that the teacher allowed her white students to bid on black students who pretended to be slaves during a fake auction Tuesday.

The matter is currently being investigated by school officials and is also being probed by state Attorney General Letitia James.

Vernex Harding, of Bronxville, said her son, who is black, was one of the students singled out by teacher Rebecca Antinozzi for the so-called history lesson......

https://www.nydailynews.com/new-york/education/ny-metro-mock-slave-auction-riles-westchester-school-20190308-story.html

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Reply This shit has to stop, when did people start thinking this is ok? (Original post)
SummerSnow Mar 8 OP
The Velveteen Ocelot Mar 8 #1
Soxfan58 Mar 8 #2
magicarpet Mar 8 #3
TwilightZone Mar 8 #4
blur256 Mar 8 #5
vlyons Mar 8 #6
procon Mar 8 #7
smirkymonkey Mar 8 #8
Turbineguy Mar 8 #9
UTUSN Mar 8 #10
triron Mar 8 #11


Response to SummerSnow (Original post)

Fri Mar 8, 2019, 07:13 PM

2. Wow!

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Response to SummerSnow (Original post)

Fri Mar 8, 2019, 07:19 PM

3. Nazi Christian school by chance ?

Just look at the doors swung open with this Fascist White Trash in the Oval Office.

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Response to SummerSnow (Original post)

Fri Mar 8, 2019, 07:20 PM

4. "when did people start thinking this is ok?"

A significant chunk of the populace never stopped thinking it was OK.

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Response to SummerSnow (Original post)

Fri Mar 8, 2019, 07:20 PM

5. Basically when the racists voted

For Trump. And the election was stolen and he won.

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Response to SummerSnow (Original post)

Fri Mar 8, 2019, 07:23 PM

6. very poor judgement

Hey, I'm not a rocket scientist, but even I, just your average old white lady, would never EVER go there. There are so many better ways of teaching about slavery. Slavery didn't just exist in the US. We could go back to the Roman empire, the Greek empire, the Persian empire, the Chinese empires, all of which tolerated the institution of slavery.

We could talk about how the French and English abolished slavery in the early 19th C well before our own civil war. We could talk about slavery as a lifelong theft of labor. That might get thinks about low wages as another form of wage slavery. I'm sure DUers could find myriad ways to teach kids about the pernicious institution of slavery.

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Response to SummerSnow (Original post)

Fri Mar 8, 2019, 07:40 PM

7. Where do they find these people?

Is she really a college educated certified teacher or just some unqualified person this private school drafted on the cheap out of the annual cookie bake sale attendees?

This is inexcusable in this day when information is everywhere and every such reprehensible occurrence makes national headlines. What sort of human being, let alone a teacher, isn't aware of how inflammatory and dehumanizing those skits are?

Do they not own a TV or read a newspaper, is there no internet access loaded with similar tragic reenactments? Does the school not have an approved curriculum or follow-up memos or meetings to squash these I'll conceived passion plays?

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Response to SummerSnow (Original post)

Fri Mar 8, 2019, 08:41 PM

8. This is just sick!

She should lose her job immediately.

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Response to SummerSnow (Original post)

Fri Mar 8, 2019, 09:22 PM

9. And for the next class?

Shooting people so you know how it feels?

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Response to SummerSnow (Original post)

Fri Mar 8, 2019, 10:11 PM

10. Not only this, teacher making an Ash Wed kid wash the ashes off, and way more:

* Shrub BUSH using the word "crusade"

And just many more idiots in high places showing *ZERO* knowledge of history or other common knowledge!1






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Response to SummerSnow (Original post)

Fri Mar 8, 2019, 10:15 PM

11. I thought you were refering to the antics of the Trump administation.

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