A teacher has been fired after comparing one of her 13 year old students to a slave in North Carolina.
Ayona Wilson’s son Dayon Warren was mortified that the video made it’s way to snapchat and is said to have not wanted to return to school.
The incident was said to have happened after a group of students wouldn’t stop laughing and the teacher is heard saying:
“Did I call you a ‘ni**er?’ No, I said you are being controlled, by kids. That is exactly what happened to the slaves. They were controlled by their owners, you’re letting him control you and you’re the one who’s getting in trouble,”
“I didn’t know what to say. He started calling me a slave,”
“He could have said it different instead of using that analogy that I was his slave.”
And mother said:
“It’s more so hurtful than anything because I would never want my children to expect that,”
“[The teacher] should know what to say, what not to say to these children. He also had to know some of the things he says can hurt people and that is going to stick with my son forever.”
The Wake County School District is now investigating and the Apex Middle School principal sent out a letter acknowledging the investigation.
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