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Student Accused In Stabbing School Employees (Upset about lack of black history classes)
CBS4 News ^ | Feb. 2nd, 2007 | Carey Codd

Posted on 02/03/2007 4:04:09 PM PST by Rodney Kings Brain

(CBS4) COCONUT CREEK Investigators say Kevin Mair, 25, of Plantation walked into his classroom Friday morning at Atlantic Technical Center in Coconut Creek using a cane and wearing the types of headphones used in a gun range.

Surveillance tape was released by the police showing the suspect approaching one person and that person doubling over.

They say he became agitated and displeased about the lack of black history courses being taught. (February is Black History Month.)

The teacher asked Mair to leave and called for staff assistance. Broward school spokesman, Keith Bromery, said the student – who is an adult – was asked to leave his business class after he became extremely “unruly”. That’s when police say Mair attacked the three staffers with a screwdriver: an assistant director and two security guards.

The three were later released from the hospital. Mair was arrested on three charges of aggravated assault.


TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Culture/Society
KEYWORDS: alsharpton; black; blackhistorymonth; classes; crime; hip; hiphop; hiphopcommunity; hop; mrbojangles; race; racebait; racial; racist; reverendal; stabbing; urban

1 posted on 02/03/2007 4:04:13 PM PST by Rodney Kings Brain
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To: Rodney Kings Brain
Mair was arrested on three charges of aggravated assault.

Now had this been a white person attacking blacks, he'd be facing attempted murder charges.

Everyone who's reading this knows I'm right.

2 posted on 02/03/2007 4:07:42 PM PST by CrawDaddyCA (Paul/Tancredo 2008)
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To: CrawDaddyCA

Yep! Double standard and political correctness strikes once again!


3 posted on 02/03/2007 4:09:47 PM PST by proudofthesouth (Mao said that power comes at the point of a rifle; I say FREEDOM does.)
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To: Rodney Kings Brain
Put this story in black history books.

4 posted on 02/03/2007 4:10:04 PM PST by I see my hands (_8(|)
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To: CrawDaddyCA

Also charged with a hate crime and violating their civil rights.


5 posted on 02/03/2007 4:11:47 PM PST by kinoxi
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To: Rodney Kings Brain
Humm. We don't know the race of the alleged assailant or the victim. Could this be a hate crime?
6 posted on 02/03/2007 4:12:27 PM PST by outofstyle
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To: kinoxi
Also charged with a hate crime and violating their civil rights.

Oh, but of course.

7 posted on 02/03/2007 4:12:55 PM PST by CrawDaddyCA (Paul/Tancredo 2008)
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To: Rodney Kings Brain
Black History Month itself is racist.

It's also the coldest and shortest month of the year, which further adds to the stigma.

8 posted on 02/03/2007 4:13:46 PM PST by Extremely Extreme Extremist (Forgot your tagline? Click here to have it resent!)
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To: Rodney Kings Brain

Hey Kevin! You're attending an occupational training school. Black History courses won't do much to help you find a job...


9 posted on 02/03/2007 4:14:57 PM PST by LibFreeOrDie (L'Chaim!)
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To: Rodney Kings Brain
Hi All-

"...Investigators say Kevin Mair, 25, of Plantation walked into his classroom Friday morning at Atlantic Technical Center in Coconut Creek using a cane and wearing the types of headphones used in a gun range..."


I guess that is one black man that won't be heading back to Plantation anytime soon.

~ Blue Jays ~

10 posted on 02/03/2007 4:15:31 PM PST by Blue Jays (Rock Hard, Ride Free)
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To: LibFreeOrDie

You read my thoughts.....what good does knowing about black history when you are trying to learn how to fix a car or learn to weld?


11 posted on 02/03/2007 4:15:54 PM PST by SoftballMominVA
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To: CrawDaddyCA

"Now had this been a white person attacking blacks, he'd be facing attempted murder charges.

"Everyone who's reading this knows I'm right.

And you are.


12 posted on 02/03/2007 4:16:53 PM PST by baubau
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To: Rodney Kings Brain

He probably felt oppressed. Damn the Man, always keeping him down. /s


13 posted on 02/03/2007 4:17:10 PM PST by csvset
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To: Rodney Kings Brain
The guy goes to "Atlantic Technical Center"

Why would they offer Black History courses to wannabe auto mechanics, carpenters and plumbers?

14 posted on 02/03/2007 4:17:50 PM PST by moonman
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To: Rodney Kings Brain
What. No "Hate Crime" charges?
15 posted on 02/03/2007 4:28:58 PM PST by Desron13 (If you constantly vote between the lesser of two evils then evil is your ultimate destination.)
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To: moonman
Why would they offer Black History courses to wannabe auto mechanics, carpenters and plumbers?

So when they become union members, they can use the history of the past to make excuses for the future.

16 posted on 02/03/2007 4:29:02 PM PST by mountn man (The pleasure you get from life, is equal to the attitude you put into it.)
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To: Rodney Kings Brain

You mean "African American Entertainers History Month".

You're not taught about black people from other countries nor are you taught about black people that made it big in other fields than entertainment.


17 posted on 02/03/2007 4:31:06 PM PST by TypeZoNegative (".... We are a nation of Americans. We are DECENDED from legal immigrants"- johnandrhonda)
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To: moonman
Ah, but he was enrolled in a "business" class, according to the local paper. That explains everything? I can't help wondering about the significance of the headset, cane and towel.

Mair, who was enrolled in the class, walked into the classroom wearing an ear-protection headset and carrying a cane and a towel, Avello said. The teacher, realizing Mair was acting strangely, cleared the classroom and called security. In the meantime, he listened to Mair's complaints.

Well that worked well -- for the teacher. He didn't get stabbed, but the assistant principal and two security guards did.

18 posted on 02/03/2007 4:41:56 PM PST by browardchad
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To: Rodney Kings Brain
They say he became agitated and displeased about the lack of black history courses being taught.

Poor guy. An obvious victim of both the system, and dare I say it...the Man.

19 posted on 02/03/2007 4:43:48 PM PST by SIDENET (Everybody was kung-fu fighting)
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To: outofstyle

Come on now ... that would be profiling.

http://www.miami.com/mld/miamiherald/news/local/states/florida/counties/broward_county/16612468.htm

"Mair jumped into his black Infinity SUV and drove away. About two blocks away on Coconut Creek Parkway, he crashed into another car, where police arrested him."


20 posted on 02/03/2007 4:52:27 PM PST by walkerk
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To: Rodney Kings Brain

Well, he's certainly making some "history" here...

Mark


21 posted on 02/03/2007 4:54:29 PM PST by MarkL (When Kaylee says "No power in the `verse can stop me," it's cute. When River says it, it's scary!)
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To: outofstyle
You didn't watch the video. A black, 25 year old 'student' at a vo - tech high school (???????) stabbed a white assistant principal. They cut the source before it showed the guards.

So, let's recap - a black student who should was a public school failure for 11 years stabbed a white school principal because of a racial motivation. Hmmm, what will the liberal reaction to this be?

"This is why we need gun control."

The above moron said that after a white tourist was stabbed to death by a hispanic gang in the New York Subway.
22 posted on 02/03/2007 5:05:55 PM PST by sig226 (See my profile for the democrat culture of corruption list.)
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To: Rodney Kings Brain
That’s when police say Mair attacked the three staffers with a screwdriver: an assistant director and two security guards...

...This has been a Black History Moment brought to you by Colt 45 Malt Liquor.

23 posted on 02/03/2007 5:09:56 PM PST by ConservaTexan (February 6, 1911)
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To: Rodney Kings Brain

This is an out and out stupid act. Why can't people learn to think for themselves instead of believing all that crap about diversity which really means to divide and conquer.


24 posted on 02/03/2007 5:16:48 PM PST by freekitty
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To: Rodney Kings Brain
This type of action works for the Muslims. Why shouldn't another group try it?

"If you don't give me what I want I will act violently until you appease me."

"This behavior is not my fault. You must do a self-search to find why I feel I should act this way towards you. What have you done to warrant my violent actions?"
25 posted on 02/03/2007 5:23:06 PM PST by Grizzled Bear ("Does not play well with others.")
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To: moonman

Why would they offer Black History courses to wannabe auto mechanics, carpenters and plumbers?
___________________________________________________________

Because they offer Lesbian Feminist courses? ;-P


26 posted on 02/03/2007 5:24:03 PM PST by Grizzled Bear ("Does not play well with others.")
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To: Rodney Kings Brain

Why even bother to try him. They just sentenced the first group of those animals in California who attacked the two girls on Halloween to - house arrest.


27 posted on 02/03/2007 5:28:20 PM PST by Krankor (kROGER)
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To: Rodney Kings Brain

Angry youth...


28 posted on 02/03/2007 5:36:06 PM PST by Tzimisce (How Would Mohammed Vote? Hillary for President! www.dndorks.com)
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To: CrawDaddyCA

Now had this been a white person attacking blacks, he'd be facing attempted murder charges.

^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^

They would also be labeling it a hate crime. BUT..In the PC world black kids don't do hate crimes.


29 posted on 02/03/2007 5:39:05 PM PST by wintertime
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To: LibFreeOrDie
Black History courses won't do much to help you find a job.

People just don't get that. Being of the colored persuasion myself, and realizing that blacks were long absent from American history classes, I don't have an issue with being more inclusive in the regular history and civics classes. I do have an issue with setting aside a month (someone musta made some money from this somewhere...) for black history and not stressing, year round, reading, critical thinking, science, and math. Too many black history classes are apt to make people cranky, have a victim mentality, and just generally unpleasant to work around.

I think the guy probably has mental problems. No sane person, not even your basic militant black, is going to stab someone over insufficient black history classes. That's the kind of thing you take over the president's office for, go on strike, or go to the press over. At 25, he's either lying about his motives or suffering from schizophrenia.

30 posted on 02/03/2007 5:45:47 PM PST by radiohead (They call me DOCTOR radiohead.)
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To: Extremely Extreme Extremist

Having taught history I safely can say Black History month takes less than an hour to teach if done correctly.
The rest of the month is repetition telling us how " little Kinesha" was the very first child in the family who graduated 2nd grade.


31 posted on 02/03/2007 6:10:36 PM PST by Duffboy
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To: Rodney Kings Brain

They don't have a Polish History month in schools- discrimination!


32 posted on 02/03/2007 6:33:05 PM PST by Wacka
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To: Rodney Kings Brain

When his picture is blown up, it looks like he's wearing a tinfoil hat. Working on establishing an insanity defense before the fact?


33 posted on 02/03/2007 10:04:31 PM PST by ApplegateRanch (Islam: a Satanically Transmitted Disease, spread by unprotected intimate contact with the Koranus.)
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To: mountn man
So when they become union members, they can use the history of the past to make excuses for the future.

LOL Post of the Day! LOL

34 posted on 02/03/2007 10:07:03 PM PST by ApplegateRanch (Islam: a Satanically Transmitted Disease, spread by unprotected intimate contact with the Koranus.)
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To: Rodney Kings Brain
They say he became agitated and displeased about the lack of black history courses being taught. (February is Black History Month.)

Complete and utter BS. He didn't stab somebody because he was upset about the lack of black history classes. He did it because he's looney tunes.

35 posted on 02/03/2007 10:11:17 PM PST by wimpycat (Hyperbole is the opiate of the activist wacko.)
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To: baubau

Are you sure he's black?


36 posted on 02/03/2007 10:12:19 PM PST by wimpycat (Hyperbole is the opiate of the activist wacko.)
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To: moonman

The last place in America to offer sensitivity classes or ethnic classes...would be these tech centers. Their roll in life...is to get you a job that pays. If you want ethnic classes...go to fancy school like Univ of Colorado or Univ of Michigan...and pay the $75k for the four years of university time like all the other idiots.


37 posted on 02/03/2007 10:16:20 PM PST by pepsionice
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To: Rodney Kings Brain

Democrats?... (Eddie Murphy laugh)..


38 posted on 02/03/2007 10:23:38 PM PST by hosepipe (CAUTION: This propaganda is laced with hyperbole....)
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To: wimpycat
Are you sure he's black?

Right. The mug shot COULD be white student in black face, after attending a racist "gansta" themed dorm party.

ARRESTED: Kevin Mair, 25, is accused of using a screwdriver to stab three school employees at Atlantic Technical Center in Coconut Creek.

39 posted on 02/03/2007 10:23:58 PM PST by ApplegateRanch (Islam: a Satanically Transmitted Disease, spread by unprotected intimate contact with the Koranus.)
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To: ApplegateRanch

Well, the mugshot wasn't in the article or the link.


40 posted on 02/03/2007 10:26:38 PM PST by wimpycat (Hyperbole is the opiate of the activist wacko.)
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To: Duffboy
that's stupid......

I think the idea of "Black History " month is silly.....

but having said that, let's face it....we didn't learn very much about Black achievers when most of us were growing up...except maybe J. Robinson or GW.Carver......or a couple of others....

the fact is our societal image of blacks is a poor one...based on black athletes, black entertainers and black criminals....

today on Emerile Lagasse, he had a black chef on who creates and decorates cakes, and some of them go for thousands of dollars.....

now,what are the chances that she'll ever become the face of the black community?.....

41 posted on 02/03/2007 10:38:42 PM PST by cherry
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To: wimpycat

No; the article showed a surveilence video shot of him, though. Saved & magnified a bit, it was also clear that he was black.

The mug shot came from the article linked in Post #20.


42 posted on 02/03/2007 10:39:57 PM PST by ApplegateRanch (Islam: a Satanically Transmitted Disease, spread by unprotected intimate contact with the Koranus.)
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To: cherry

"but having said that, let's face it....we didn't learn very much about Black achievers when most of us were growing up...except maybe J. Robinson or GW.Carver......or a couple of others....

All I learned at school as a youngster is that they are the inventors of the traffic light, the paper bag, and lately of the self-adhesive stamp.

Oh forgot someone who was into agriculture. Can't remember of his name.


43 posted on 02/04/2007 6:15:28 AM PST by baubau
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To: Rodney Kings Brain
Kevin Mair, 25, of Plantation walked into his classroom Friday morning at Atlantic Technical Center in Coconut Creek using a cane and wearing the types of headphones used in a gun range.

Sounds mentally unbalanced.

44 posted on 02/04/2007 6:17:46 AM PST by Zeroisanumber (Quis custodiet ipsos custodes?)
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