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Teachers in trouble after honoring O.J. Simpson, Dennis Rodman and RuPaul for Black History Month
AP via NY Daily News ^ | 3/4/10 | AP via NY Daily News

Posted on 03/04/2010 6:01:35 AM PST by GeorgiaDawg32

LOS ANGELES - Three Los Angeles elementary school teachers accused of giving children portraits of O.J. Simpson, Dennis Rodman and RuPaul to carry in a Black History Month parade have been removed from their classrooms, a school district spokeswoman said Wednesday.

(SNIP)

"The superintendent will not let anyone make a mockery out of Black History Month," she said.

The issue was brought to district officials' attention by the Los Angeles chapter of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People after the organization received a complaint early Monday, chapter President Leon Jenkins said.

Jenkins said he felt the teachers acted in concert to mock black heroes and children's innocence.

(Excerpt) Read more at nydailynews.com ...


TOPICS: Chit/Chat; Miscellaneous
KEYWORDS: blackhistorymonth; oj; publicschools
I did an exact title search and didn't see this posted. If it's a duplicate, I apologize.
1 posted on 03/04/2010 6:01:35 AM PST by GeorgiaDawg32
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To: GeorgiaDawg32

hilarious!


2 posted on 03/04/2010 6:03:28 AM PST by a real Sheila (A woman's heart is a deep ocean of secrets ~ (Titanic))
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To: GeorgiaDawg32
more appropriate black role models, such as Nelson Mandela, Harriet Tubman and President Obama,

Black history month is a mockery. How come Steele wasn't included? /s

3 posted on 03/04/2010 6:07:44 AM PST by existtoexcel
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To: GeorgiaDawg32

Wait...aren’t oj, dennis and rupaul black?

The issue is????

LOL!


4 posted on 03/04/2010 6:07:45 AM PST by Adder (Proudly ignoring Zero since 1-20-09! WTFU!)
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To: GeorgiaDawg32

What???? No Snoop Dog (or is it Dogg)????

The very nerve!!!!


5 posted on 03/04/2010 6:07:47 AM PST by RightOnline
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To: GeorgiaDawg32
"The superintendent will not let anyone make a mockery out of Black History Month..."

Those trying to celebrate Columbus Day, Christmas, Abraham Lincoln's Birthday, etc. are on their own.
6 posted on 03/04/2010 6:09:02 AM PST by Darteaus94025
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To: GeorgiaDawg32
If they were white teachers, this sucks.

If they were black teachers, this sucks.

If they were yellow or tan or even blue, this sucks.

7 posted on 03/04/2010 6:09:07 AM PST by Lazamataz (Seriously. The only way Obama can possibly pull this out is to declare Martial Law before November.)
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To: GeorgiaDawg32

OK, how about the Congressman William Jefferson, Mayor Marion Barry, and Congressman Charles Rangle?


8 posted on 03/04/2010 6:09:07 AM PST by Yo-Yo (Is the /sarc tag really necessary?)
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To: RightOnline

ping


9 posted on 03/04/2010 6:10:03 AM PST by wintertime (Good ideas win! Why? Because people are not stupid!)
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To: GeorgiaDawg32

I don’t know. I would rate all three of the first group ahead of Mandela, and RuPaul and Rodman ahead of any but Tubman.

Neither RuPaul nor Rodman ever killed anyone, at least that we know of, while Simpson only murdered two people, in contrast to the hundreds slaughtered by Mandela’s ANC terrorists and the millions endangered by Bambi’s reckless policies.
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10 posted on 03/04/2010 6:11:03 AM PST by atomic conspiracy (Victory in Iraq: Worst defeat for activist media since Goebbels shot himself.)
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To: GeorgiaDawg32

I can not imagine anyone sending a kid to Pubic (sic) school.
I can no longer imagine trying to raise a kid in the USA now.
I had only one, and she never went to a pubic school.
She is now 26.


11 posted on 03/04/2010 6:11:24 AM PST by AlexW (Now in the Philippines . Happy not to be back in the USA for now.)
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To: GeorgiaDawg32

oh man

*face palm*

epic fail


12 posted on 03/04/2010 6:12:53 AM PST by GeronL (Political Philosophy: I Own Me (yep, boiled down to 6 letters))
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To: Yo-Yo

Rangel is only 2/3 as great a scumbag as the other two. He served honorably in the Korean War and during the Civil Rights movement but hasn’t done anything honest in 45 years. Jefferson and Barry never did anything worthwhile in their lives.


13 posted on 03/04/2010 6:15:23 AM PST by atomic conspiracy (Victory in Iraq: Worst defeat for activist media since Goebbels shot himself.)
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To: GeorgiaDawg32

Ignorant teachers, these teachers didn’t look at the calendar.

Every knows “Murder, Druggie and Transsexual Month” is April......duh


14 posted on 03/04/2010 6:16:20 AM PST by libertarian27 (Land of the FEE, home of the SHAMED)
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To: GeorgiaDawg32

When is muslim history month coming?


15 posted on 03/04/2010 6:17:01 AM PST by maggief
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To: GeorgiaDawg32

Whats’s the big deal? This is what black America is producing!


16 posted on 03/04/2010 6:17:23 AM PST by Dr. Ursus
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To: Yo-Yo
OK, how about the Congressman William Jefferson, Mayor Marion Barry, and Congressman Charles Rangle?

And former mayor of DEE-troit Kwaume Kilpatrick?

17 posted on 03/04/2010 6:21:08 AM PST by ScottinVA (Glad to see Demonic Unhinged (DU) highlights and attacks my FR comments!)
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To: ScottinVA

What a shame Clarence Thomas, Ralph Bunche, Condoleeza Rice, Walter Williams etc rarely seem to be included in these lists of notable Americans. Same with the African American astronauts, who are better role models, IMO, than “heroes” like the one in the White House.


18 posted on 03/04/2010 6:24:05 AM PST by TNCMAXQ
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To: GeorgiaDawg32

they must choose one for each day of the month.........28 is a big number........lucky for them it isnt a leap year


19 posted on 03/04/2010 6:27:02 AM PST by changeitback440
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To: GeorgiaDawg32

It’s a shame that the black spokesmen and those mentioned above are actually blocking the blacks thet are real Americans.
Those that back the constitution and have love of thier freedom are marginalized.
The sad part is that this won’t change until the black community changes and quit whinning.


20 posted on 03/04/2010 6:27:37 AM PST by devistate one four ( Kimber .45 CDP Ultra 230 gn. hard ball. OOHRAH! TET68)
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To: GeorgiaDawg32

Racist History Month is already a mockery - a perversion - of everything that MLK stood for.


21 posted on 03/04/2010 6:28:12 AM PST by agere_contra
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To: existtoexcel
Black history month is a mockery.

All of our children had to do reports in reference to Black history month and what the Blacks have done for mankind over the years. Besides Peanut Butter and Blacks rights we really could not find too much more. I don't mean to be harsh, but I want to be honest...

22 posted on 03/04/2010 6:30:38 AM PST by mikelets456
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To: GeorgiaDawg32
"The superintendent will not let anyone make a mockery out of Black History Month..."

...but, have no fear, the founding fathers, western civilization, Christianity, and traditional moral values are still fair targets.

23 posted on 03/04/2010 6:31:20 AM PST by apillar
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To: existtoexcel

Just like the man they lionize, MLK had some liberal views, but he was a lifelong Republican (only b/c at that time you couldn’t register in the Democratic party in many southern states if you were black)....


24 posted on 03/04/2010 6:32:33 AM PST by Schwaeky (The Republic--Shall be reorganized into the first American EMPIRE, for a safe and secure Society!)
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To: Lazamataz

From the article:

“...all white men who teach first, second and fourth grades...”

That’s a pretty skunky thing to do, especially to little kids.

For the record - I think any race-related month is dumb. People say they want to be color-blind, and then when you close your eyes so as not to see color, they SCREAM at you and tell you what color they are.


25 posted on 03/04/2010 6:33:11 AM PST by HeadOn (I want Al Gore prosecuted for fraud. And the Nobel committee as accessories.)
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To: GeorgiaDawg32

Chris Rock made a “mockery” of Black History” month and these same people were rolling in the aisles.


26 posted on 03/04/2010 6:35:20 AM PST by wilco200 (11/4/08 - The Day America Jumped the Shark)
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To: GeorgiaDawg32

Funny, but I missed Yugoslavian History Month, Tibetan History Month and Brazilian History Month. Was I sleeping?????? Just asking.


27 posted on 03/04/2010 6:36:21 AM PST by Doc Savage (SOBAMP!)
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To: GeorgiaDawg32
The superintendent will not let anyone make a mockery out of Black History Month.

Sounds like a fair superintendent, I'm sure he'll enforce the same standard during White History Month, when school children throughout our country have parades to honor white Americans...What?! There is no White History Month!? School children don't honor white Americans with parades?!

28 posted on 03/04/2010 6:42:43 AM PST by apillar
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To: agere_contra
Racist History Month is already a mockery - a perversion - of everything that MLK stood for.

No kidding. I wonder if they will ever have a German History month, since many Americans came from Germany. Same for Irish and other European countries.

29 posted on 03/04/2010 6:43:00 AM PST by Arrowhead1952 (Hey zero, It is NOT Bush's fault anymore.)
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To: GeorgiaDawg32
Some how I got sent a copy of a magazine called

"American Legacy The Magazine of African-American History & Culture".

Leafing through it there was one picture of white person.

"The gangster Dutch Schultz, photographed in 1934, bullied Razaf into writing one of best songs,"

I would love to be included in things African-American. But it is always accompanied by such bristling hostility towards me and my family that I just bypass it. Who needs dirt dumped on your head because of your race?

30 posted on 03/04/2010 7:03:07 AM PST by DManA
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To: GeorgiaDawg32
Black History Month?!! I thought this was Truck Month!
(see your local Ford dealer)
31 posted on 03/04/2010 7:05:17 AM PST by laotzu
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To: DManA
I would love to be included in things African-American. But it is always accompanied by such bristling hostility towards me and my family that I just bypass it. Who needs dirt dumped on your head because of your race?

Having grown up in rural Wisconsin I had no idea what racism was until I went off to college (in 1969). At college I discovered that I was hated by some for the white color of my skin. It was an eye opener for a naive young Lutheran who just thought people were people.

32 posted on 03/04/2010 7:16:46 AM PST by Senator_Blutarski (No good deed goes unpunished.)
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To: GeorgiaDawg32
Yet no one had a problem with Michael Jackson's picture being in the parade? A homosexual pedophile is an acceptable role model?
33 posted on 03/04/2010 7:19:00 AM PST by fungoking (Tis a blessing to live in the Ozarks.)
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To: GeorgiaDawg32

It is called Black History Month, not Black Heroes Month. Simpson, Rodman and RuPaul are black, and well enough known to be considered recent historical characters.


34 posted on 03/04/2010 7:19:36 AM PST by JimRed ("Hey, hey, Teddy K., hot enough down there today?" TERM LIMITS, NOW AND FOREVER!)
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To: GeorgiaDawg32

A murderer and two flaming gays, these are fine role models, added to the list should be rappers and other assorted criminal types because these kind of people really are role models for blacks.


35 posted on 03/04/2010 7:34:14 AM PST by decisis
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To: existtoexcel

Harriet Tubman is a worthy role model, for either black or white kids. She was a woman of honor.

Obama, heck no. Nelson Mandela....his communist leanings would eliminate him, too.

O.J., Dennis Rodman, RuPaul? They must be kidding.


36 posted on 03/04/2010 7:36:33 AM PST by july4thfreedomfoundation ("And when the Antichrist comes, millions will love him.")
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To: a real Sheila

My daughter did her biography report on Condi Rice!


37 posted on 03/04/2010 7:42:18 AM PST by TNdandelion (While Obama plays with his balls, Afghanistan falls.)
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To: HeadOn

So...are these white male teachers gay? Putting Simpson aside...I see a trend with the other two. Cross dressers.


38 posted on 03/04/2010 7:48:30 AM PST by TNdandelion (While Obama plays with his balls, Afghanistan falls.)
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To: GeorgiaDawg32

I’m just guessing these guys are not discussed in black history:

http://www.blackpast.org/?q=aah/deacons-defense-and-justice


39 posted on 03/04/2010 8:30:52 AM PST by WOBBLY BOB (ACORN:American Corruption for Obama Right Now)
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To: Yo-Yo
[H]ow about the Congressman William Jefferson, Mayor Marion Barry, and Congressman Charles Rangle?

Perfect.

40 posted on 03/04/2010 9:00:38 AM PST by Thommas (The snout of the camel is in the tent..)
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To: TNdandelion

Good for her!

I’m surprised she wasn’t suspended for it.
You must not live in CA or NY.


41 posted on 03/04/2010 9:32:37 AM PST by a real Sheila (A woman's heart is a deep ocean of secrets ~ (Titanic))
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To: wilco200

Why do they call it “Black History Month?”
Shouldn’t it be “African American History Month?”

I’m just saying....


42 posted on 03/04/2010 9:35:57 AM PST by a real Sheila (A woman's heart is a deep ocean of secrets ~ (Titanic))
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To: a real Sheila

No...I don’t. But I do live in a Democratic minority run cesspool of racial disharmony...aka Memphis. My child is a white minority in her school. ;) The teachers (one black and one white) wouldn’t allow the students to write about the “same old Black History month characters” eg MLK, Jr. Rosa Parks, Harriet Tubman, etc. They wanted the students to write about individuals that don’t always get attention. I thought that was a great idea, personally.


43 posted on 03/04/2010 11:47:40 AM PST by TNdandelion (While Obama plays with his balls, Afghanistan falls.)
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To: fungoking
Yet no one had a problem with Michael Jackson's picture being in the parade? A homosexual pedophile is an acceptable role model?

Besides, he wasn't black at the end.

44 posted on 03/04/2010 11:49:54 AM PST by dfwgator
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To: TNdandelion

yes, it was a good idea.
There are many great black musicians who have made wonderful contributions to the music community through jazz and blues.


45 posted on 03/04/2010 2:11:49 PM PST by a real Sheila (A woman's heart is a deep ocean of secrets ~ (Titanic))
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To: GeorgiaDawg32

Rodman once averaged 18 rebounds a game. Thats an absurd number in this day and age especially for a 6’8 skinny guy. I admire him for that and think it a historic accomplishment.


46 posted on 03/05/2010 12:27:54 PM PST by DemonDeac
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To: AlexW

I think the teachers that you are most likely to hear about are the ones with horrific or criminal judgement. The vast majority I came across while my kids were growing up were good people with solid judgement.


47 posted on 03/05/2010 12:29:02 PM PST by DemonDeac
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To: fungoking

“Yet no one had a problem with Michael Jackson’s picture being in the parade? A homosexual pedophile is an acceptable role model? “

Only if he makes money and can sing.


48 posted on 03/05/2010 12:30:06 PM PST by DemonDeac
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To: Yo-Yo
Mayor Marion Barry

Mayor Barry isn't one tenth as ludicrous as Ward 8 Councilman Barry.

Yes, after everything they still insist on reelecting that loon. It's a republican form of government at its finest; he's a perfect representative of his constituency.

49 posted on 03/05/2010 12:31:45 PM PST by ArrogantBustard (Western Civilization is Aborting, Buggering, and Contracepting itself out of existence.)
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