A video is circulating online of school teacher at Harlem Park Elementary School in Baltimore screaming and yelling at her students.
While, teachers yelling at students isn’t uncommon these days — it’s what the unnamed teacher said that has everyone up in arms.
“You’re idiots.You have a chance to get an education. Do you wanna be a broke ass n*gger who’s going to get shot?” the teacher yelled. “Learn something. Be a man.”
Erica Esha Deminds shared the video of her son’s unnamed teacher on Facebook.
As of this writing, the school has not yet commented on the incident.
Update: The teacher has been fired and the school district has issued a statement.
On Tuesday, November 15, a middle school science teacher at Harlem Park Elementary/Middle School engaged in verbally abusive behavior and made racially charged comments directed at students. The teacher involved in the incident is no longer employed by City Schools.
At Baltimore City Public Schools, we are committed to creating positive and equitable learning environments in school communities where all members are welcome, supported, and valued. No form of discriminatory behavior of any kind is or will be tolerated.