In In the past few days, a video of a white student physically assaulting her black teacher and making racist comments about her has been making the rounds on social media. Well, it looks like the school where the incident took place saw the video too! Castleberry High School in Texas issued a statement Monday about the viral video.
“We would like to start by praising the teacher for the calm manner and absolute professionalism she has shown throughout the incident, even when the situation became violent and offensive,” the statement said. “We support this teacher and her response in the strongest possible way.”
The statement also said that the school district had contacted the police about the “criminal activity” in the video. However, the district is also reportedly conducting its own investigation.
“In addition, the district is currently conducting its own investigations, including reviewing video footage and recording statements from those present.
The statement concluded by saying that Castleberry will not tolerate “harassment, racism and violence” against her teachers.
The clip shows the teacher making a phone call on a landline. The unidentified student goes to the front of the classroom and ends the conversation. The teacher reaches over to remove the student’s hand from the phone dial click.
Suddenly the student slaps the teacher’s hand and says, “Take care of me”. Immediately afterwards the teacher goes around her desk, looks at the student and says “you touched me, I didn’t touch you”. When the teacher goes to the door for help, the student starts calling her mother.
When the teacher comes back and tries to take the phone, the student blocks her hand and says, “No, I’m calling my mom because you don’t want to fuck me.”
Then she seems to get her mother talking. The student starts screaming into the phone Says, “You want to talk to her because she’s Black and she’s fucking pissing on me now.” Then the student tosses the handheld part of the phone to the teacher. At this point the teacher is sitting behind the desk.
The students giggled and commented, but no one seemed to interfere with the short clip.
This is a developing story.
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