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Texas School Counselor ‘Relieved of All Duties’ Over Shockingly Racist Post...
The Blaze ^ | April 19, 2013 | Mike Opelka

Posted on 04/19/2013 7:10:41 AM PDT by beaversmom

According to her profile on the popular networking website Linked In, Karon Wright describes her professional aspirations this way:

Eager to bring students into the twenty-first century using a unique combination of education and counseling experience coupled with thirteen years of healthcare background in physical medicine and rehabilitative counseling.

Those publicly stated aspirations seem to be in direct conflict with a comment allegedly made by the school counselor — a comment that has gotten her in some very hot water.

Ms. Wright was a counselor at Andrew Jackson Middle School in Grand Prairie ISD. That was until the district announced that she has been “immediately relieved of all duties.” The action was reportedly taken after an offensive remark written from her Facebook page (now removed from the web) was posted on WFAA-TV’s Facebook page. The statement in question referenced to the tragedy in West, Texas.

WFAA’s report states that the school district was quite clear in how they viewed the statement attributed to Ms. Wright, calling it “highly offensive, insensitive to the tragedy happening to our friends and neighbors in West, and disrespectful to the very human bond that we share with the people of West, especially those who have lost their loved ones.”

The school has also removed any reference to Karon Wright from their Staff section on the website.


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1 posted on 04/19/2013 7:10:41 AM PDT by beaversmom
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To: beaversmom

And so what was the comment?


2 posted on 04/19/2013 7:12:19 AM PDT by squarebarb ( Fairy tales are basically true.)
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To: beaversmom

I hate it when they don’t actually tell you what was said.


3 posted on 04/19/2013 7:12:30 AM PDT by arderkrag (An Unreconstructed Georgian, STANDING WITH RAND.)
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To: squarebarb

It’s been posted here.


4 posted on 04/19/2013 7:13:14 AM PDT by AppyPappy (You never see a massacre at a gun show.)
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To: squarebarb
From Karon Wright's FB page:

"Its amazing how the "whites" get angry when Obama speaks. Oh well....its most of the whites who is getting blown away. So they will soon be wiped from the earth. Lol"

5 posted on 04/19/2013 7:14:09 AM PDT by beaversmom
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To: arderkrag

See post #5.


6 posted on 04/19/2013 7:14:41 AM PDT by beaversmom
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To: beaversmom

One of Eric Holder’s people who wished White people would be blown off the earth.


7 posted on 04/19/2013 7:15:08 AM PDT by txrefugee
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To: squarebarb
Something to the effect that it's only white people getting blown up, so soon there won't be any white people around.

My question is: Does "relieved of all duties" mean her azz was fired? I'll bet not.

8 posted on 04/19/2013 7:16:02 AM PDT by clintonh8r ("Europe was created by history. America was created by a philosophy." Baroness Thatcher)
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To: beaversmom

“I wuz hacked !”, she says.


9 posted on 04/19/2013 7:16:19 AM PDT by Izzy Dunne (Hello, I'm a TAGLINE virus. Please help me spread by copying me into YOUR tag line.)
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To: squarebarb; arderkrag
 
Posted some F the honkies nonsense
 
http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/3009518/posts
 
Pic at link.
 

10 posted on 04/19/2013 7:16:36 AM PDT by lapsus calami (What's that stink? Code Pink ! ! And their buddy Murtha, too!)
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To: beaversmom

My wife showed me this post from FB that was reposted by someone else who took issue with it/her.

Nasty, racist bitch.


11 posted on 04/19/2013 7:17:06 AM PDT by RJS1950 (The democrats are the "enemies foreign and domestic" cited in the federal oath)
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To: beaversmom

Her statement was offensive, but it always bothers me when people can lose jobs for their free speech, when that speech is deemed offensive.

If there is any evidence that her beliefs impacted her performance of her job, then fire her. If she had said this at work, fire her.

Of course, I know people get fired all the time for things they put on facebook.


12 posted on 04/19/2013 7:17:17 AM PDT by CharlesWayneCT
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To: clintonh8r

And, I’ll bet she is getting paid too. She might sue the schoolboard if not....


13 posted on 04/19/2013 7:17:26 AM PDT by NOVACPA
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To: beaversmom

But its white racism thats the scourge of the nation. Sheesh


14 posted on 04/19/2013 7:17:49 AM PDT by skeeter
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To: beaversmom

“its most of the whites who is”

I see shes a real rocket scientist.


15 posted on 04/19/2013 7:18:47 AM PDT by V_TWIN (obama=where there's smoke, there's mirrors)
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To: beaversmom

More from The Blaze...

The sequence of events:

Thursday, WFAA posted the text of President Obama’s comments on the deadly explosion in West, Texas.
Reportedly, the TV station’s Facebook page was also hit with some negative comments about the president.
Ms. Wright allegedly responded with the comment posted above – one that has since caused her to be relieved of all duties at the school.
Other Facebook users took offense to Wright’s comments and started sharing them across social media platforms, also including the name and email of her supervisor at the school.

Before the day was out, Karon Wright’s employment was in question and the offensive comment removed from the WFAA Facebook page.

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According to her profile on the popular networking website Linked In, Karon Wright describes her professional aspirations this way:

Eager to bring students into the twenty-first century using a unique combination of education and counseling experience coupled with thirteen years of healthcare background in physical medicine and rehabilitative counseling.

Texas School Counselor Karon Wright Relieved of Duties Following Racist Post

Those publicly stated aspirations seem to be in direct conflict with a comment allegedly made by the school counselor — a comment that has gotten her in some very hot water.

Ms. Wright was a counselor at Andrew Jackson Middle School in Grand Prairie ISD. That was until the district announced that she has been “immediately relieved of all duties.” The action was reportedly taken after an offensive remark written from her Facebook page (now removed from the web) was posted on WFAA-TV’s Facebook page. The statement in question referenced to the tragedy in West, Texas.

Texas School Counselor Karon Wright Relieved of Duties Following Racist Post

WFAA’s report states that the school district was quite clear in how they viewed the statement attributed to Ms. Wright, calling it “highly offensive, insensitive to the tragedy happening to our friends and neighbors in West, and disrespectful to the very human bond that we share with the people of West, especially those who have lost their loved ones.”

The school has also removed any reference to Karon Wright from their Staff section on the website.
Texas School Counselor Karon Wright Relieved of Duties Following Racist Post

Image: Jackson Middle School

The sequence of events:

Thursday, WFAA posted the text of President Obama’s comments on the deadly explosion in West, Texas.
Reportedly, the TV station’s Facebook page was also hit with some negative comments about the president.
Ms. Wright allegedly responded with the comment posted above – one that has since caused her to be relieved of all duties at the school.
Other Facebook users took offense to Wright’s comments and started sharing them across social media platforms, also including the name and email of her supervisor at the school.

Before the day was out, Karon Wright’s employment was in question and the offensive comment removed from the WFAA Facebook page.

Ms. Wright sees things differently, claiming that her account was hacked. TheBlaze has been unsuccessful in our attempts to make contact with Ms. Wright through her Linked In account and other sources. We would like to know more about the alleged hacking of her Facebook account.

In a statement to the ABC TV affiliate, Wright wrote;

“My Facebook account was hacked and the statement that was made is not of my character. I am a school counselor who will never 1) jeopardize my family, 2) jeopardize my job, and 3) jeopardize the trust of the students, parents, staff, faculty, and administration of GPISD.”

WFFA’s website is also reporting that she has hired an attorney and filed a complaint with Facebook.


16 posted on 04/19/2013 7:19:33 AM PDT by beaversmom
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To: squarebarb

17 posted on 04/19/2013 7:19:35 AM PDT by Menehune56 ("Let them hate so long as they fear" (Oderint Dum Metuant), Lucius Accius (170 BC - 86 BC))
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To: Izzy Dunne

HA HA

WHAT A MAROON.


18 posted on 04/19/2013 7:19:41 AM PDT by Gasshog (Welcome to the United States of Stupidos!)
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To: CharlesWayneCT

Agreed.


19 posted on 04/19/2013 7:19:49 AM PDT by pgkdan (Some taglines never go away....)
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To: beaversmom

White Genocide - LOL.

The “Final Solution” was also insensitive.


20 posted on 04/19/2013 7:20:53 AM PDT by DManA
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To: beaversmom

“Its amazing how the “whites” get angry when Obama speaks. Oh well....its most of the whites who is getting blown away. So they will soon be wiped from the earth. Lol”

This bimbo was associated with “education and counseling”?

And she cannot even compose a gramatically correct sentence? (Admittedly, we all mess things up occasionally, but really....)

I’m beginning to grow a very strong suspicion of anyone in the areas of “social” anything. No education, no class, and most definitely no IQ. Face it, they are there because they are too untalented even to go into politics.


21 posted on 04/19/2013 7:20:58 AM PDT by Da Coyote
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To: beaversmom
‘Relieved of All Duties’ = fired or maybe transferred.
I would like to think her First Amendment rights would trump Political Correctness. Guess not.

Actually I appreciate her honesty, since there is so damn little left in this country. A little honest hate is refreshing.

22 posted on 04/19/2013 7:22:25 AM PDT by Tupelo (Old, Bald, Ugly, Fat and Broke in Arizona)
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To: beaversmom

“most of the whites who ‘is’ getting blown away”?
Nice ghetto speak.

Pray for America to Wake Up


23 posted on 04/19/2013 7:23:07 AM PDT by bray (Surviving to spite Obama)
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To: Da Coyote

...like I always say: “Don’t trust nobody who can’t spell “Karen” “.


24 posted on 04/19/2013 7:24:31 AM PDT by doyle
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To: CharlesWayneCT
Her statement was offensive, but it always bothers me when people can lose jobs for their free speech, when that speech is deemed offensive.

We have a Constitutional right to free speech but we do not have a constitutional right to a job.

25 posted on 04/19/2013 7:24:35 AM PDT by Ditto
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To: txrefugee

In this current situation that is happening she should know that she also could be held as a suspect as a terrorist.


26 posted on 04/19/2013 7:24:37 AM PDT by American Constitutionalist
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To: beaversmom

The timeline of when she said the account was hacked would be interesting.

If that claim is true, then the onus would be on her (IMO) to immediately contact FB, get it pulled, and post an explanation/apology.


27 posted on 04/19/2013 7:24:38 AM PDT by expat1000
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To: beaversmom
.its most of the whites who is getting blown away.

What does she teach? Ebonics?

28 posted on 04/19/2013 7:25:16 AM PDT by Zuben Elgenubi
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To: beaversmom
amazing how the "whites" get angry when Obama speaks. Oh well....its most of the whites who is getting blown away. So they will soon be wiped from the earth. Lol"

Who wants to bet the New York Times won't cover this story... but they WOULD have covered it if the races had been switched... little hypocrites.

29 posted on 04/19/2013 7:27:36 AM PDT by GOPJ (The screed of so-called journalists: 'If it doesn't fit, you must omit.' - - freeper Vigilanteman)
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To: beaversmom

30 posted on 04/19/2013 7:27:49 AM PDT by TexasCajun
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To: Izzy Dunne

“I wuz hacked !”, she says.

What she says as quoted in the article is equivocal. She does say she was hacked, but then she say that the the statement does not reflect her character. That’s different from saying that she did not make the comment. I’d like to see the prior posts that she was responding to. If the other people were making crude jokes about Obama’s having made a statement about the plant explosion, maybe she was just ineptly answering in kind. It is sort of illogical to think that industrial accidents (or even terrorist attacks) would lead to the extinction of all white people. Maybe it’s a sick enough fantasy to justify immediate loss of job, but I’m not sure.


31 posted on 04/19/2013 7:27:58 AM PDT by Stirner
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To: American Constitutionalist

No, she can’t be held as a possible suspected terrorist because of her comment. You have got to be kidding.


32 posted on 04/19/2013 7:28:01 AM PDT by txrangerette ("...hold to the truth; speak without fear..."(Glenn Beck))
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To: beaversmom

It’s impossible to discern whether she was booted for her egregious prejudice or for her utter ignorance of English usage.

Probably both.

Another ignorant affirmative action racist promoted above her ability, which is clearly minimal.


33 posted on 04/19/2013 7:28:21 AM PDT by Jack Hammer (American)
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To: beaversmom

Karon Wright - How’s that Hope and Change working out for you?


34 posted on 04/19/2013 7:29:03 AM PDT by listenhillary (Courts, law enforcement, roads and national defense should be the extent of government)
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To: CharlesWayneCT

It always bother me when someone can’t excercise their freedom by firing someone who exercised their free speech.


35 posted on 04/19/2013 7:29:22 AM PDT by impimp
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To: Menehune56

Who are the three likes that the comment received?


36 posted on 04/19/2013 7:29:28 AM PDT by The_Victor (If all I want is a warm feeling, I should just wet my pants.)
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To: Menehune56

This low-information fool is totally oblivious to the White Liberal War on BLACK BABIES!


37 posted on 04/19/2013 7:30:22 AM PDT by TexasCajun
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To: Da Coyote

“Its amazing how the “whites” get angry when Obama speaks. Oh well....its most of the whites who is getting blown away. So they will soon be wiped from the earth. Lol”

“This bimbo was associated with “education and counseling”?”

Try the new and improved “affirmative action”, now with more racism!


38 posted on 04/19/2013 7:30:38 AM PDT by Brooklyn Attitude (Obama being re-elected is the political equivalent of OJ being found not guilty.)
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To: The_Victor

barack, moochie and eric?


39 posted on 04/19/2013 7:32:32 AM PDT by V_TWIN (obama=where there's smoke, there's mirrors)
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To: beaversmom

They can trace the origin of the comment to determine if the account was hacked or not. I’m guessing that it wasn’t, but it is possible. If it originated from the IP address of her computer, she’s guilty. If it originated from, say, China, she needs to take better care of her passwords.


40 posted on 04/19/2013 7:33:12 AM PDT by meyer (When people fear the government, you have Tyranny)
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To: Stirner

“I was hacked!”

“It was a joke!”

“Freedom of Speech!”


41 posted on 04/19/2013 7:34:21 AM PDT by Atlas Sneezed (Universal Background Check -> Registration -> Confiscation -> Oppression -> Extermination)
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To: beaversmom
"Its amazing how the "whites" get angry when Obama speaks. Oh well....its most of the whites who is getting blown away. So they will soon be wiped from the earth. Lol"

But how can that be racist if it's directed against whites by a black person? According to Michael Eric Dyson, a noted commentator on race relations, "racism presupposes an ability to control a significant segment of the population economically, socially and politically by imposing law, covenant and restriction on their lives. Black people ain't had no capacity to do that."

42 posted on 04/19/2013 7:35:00 AM PDT by Fiji Hill
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To: CharlesWayneCT

She is/was a public employee. Big difference there. If a private sector employee made such remarks and the private sector employer chose to weather the PR storm, that’s their business. Employed by a government? No way, a majority of the people paying her salary belong to the group disparaged.

Of course, given the weaselly wording, she’s probably not actually been fired.


43 posted on 04/19/2013 7:36:05 AM PDT by RegulatorCountry
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To: beaversmom

So I’m guessing in zero’s next term he will make Dr. Gosnell Surgeon General and this teacher the Secretary of Education.
It’s too close to call on whether they would be confirmed.


44 posted on 04/19/2013 7:36:54 AM PDT by Clump ( the tree of liberty is withering like a stricken fig tree)
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To: beaversmom
Black people can't be racist, or so I've been told.

Give the obese, ignorant waste of skin her make-work government job back.

45 posted on 04/19/2013 7:39:26 AM PDT by Trailerpark Badass (So?)
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To: txrangerette
In this current climate of events can't be to careful.

People can't trow around those kinds of comments and think it's only a joke.
46 posted on 04/19/2013 7:40:17 AM PDT by American Constitutionalist
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To: Tupelo
I agree, all this Kumbaya crap really doesn't cover up the fact that most blacks hate whites and want us to be their slaves.

You cannot deal with reality if you deny its existence.

47 posted on 04/19/2013 7:40:27 AM PDT by Aevery_Freeman (Demarica: Land of the need, home of the slave!)
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To: beaversmom
Eager to bring students into the twenty-first century...

I can't stand this Leftist bilge. As if someone will NOT enter another time period without someone's "help."

Of course, this just means Leftist propagandizing of students, nothing more.

48 posted on 04/19/2013 7:41:40 AM PDT by fwdude ( You cannot compromise with that which you must defeat.)
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To: CharlesWayneCT

Then perhaps they should fire her because she can’t construct an english sentence. “Oh well....its most of the whites who is getting blown away.”
Should our educators be held to a standard of literacy?


49 posted on 04/19/2013 7:42:20 AM PDT by mistfree (Their & There, they're not the same)
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To: CharlesWayneCT
If there is any evidence that her beliefs impacted her performance of her job, then fire her. If she had said this at work, fire her.

So you don't care if a nasty, racist woman works, mentors, and nurtures children? How could her attitude NOT affect her performance? Over the decades, I have written dozens if not hundreds of job and performance evaluations. Attitude ALWAYS shows up in performance. Negative attitude ALWAYS shows up in negative performance.
50 posted on 04/19/2013 7:43:36 AM PDT by righttackle44 (Take scalps. Leave the bodies as a warning.)
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