FL: middle school teacher uses ‘nigger’ to describe Barack Obama

By pams
Saturday, October 4, 2008 15:27 EDT
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Here you go – it’s all coming out into the open now. We know expressions of racism are just below the surface for too many people in this country as the prospect that we actually could elect a black man as president. For some it is so unsettling that they simply cannot contain themselves at this point.

A Florida middle school teacher faced disciplinary action after using the word “nigger” to describe Democratic presidential candidate Barack Obama, WJHG’s Kristy Wolski reported.

The 7th grade teacher, Greg Howard, asked his students what “change” stood for in relation to the Obama campaign and proceeded to write out the acronym “come help a nigger get elected.”

The school suspended Howard without pay for 10 days and removed him from his position at the school.

“That shouldn’t happen,” said Billy Delahunt, an Obama supporter. “Because they’re there to learn, they’re not there to discriminate.”

Bring it on, show your faces, get it out of your system, let’s lance this festering boil for the sake of our nation.

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