Oklahoma HS teacher tells class: 'To be white is to be racist'

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From Fox News: A high school student in Norman, Oklahoma, said she used her cell phone to record a teacher saying, “To be white is to be racist,” during a lecture on “how to heal the racial divide.”
The unidentified student used her cell phone to record the lesson, KFOR.com reported. The student said she was offended by the teacher’s remarks and “felt like he was encouraging people to kind of pick on people for being white.”
The news station reached out to the teacher—who was teaching an elective philosophy course– but did not receive an immediate response.
The lecture reportedly started with a video on the “Mistreatment of Native Americans.” The teacher went on to say, “Am I racist? And I say, yeah. And I don’t want to be. It’s not like choose to be racist.”
The video shows a man using a bottle of white correction fluid to cover a country on a globe. “He was basically comparing what he had done to the globe to what we did to America,” the student said.

Superintendent of Norman Public Schools

Superintendent of Norman Public Schools


Dr. Joe Siano, the superintendent of Norman Public Schools, issued a statement identifying racism as “an important topic.”
The superintendent continued, “We regret that the discussion was poorly handled. When the district was notified of this concern it was immediately addressed. We are committed to ensuring inclusiveness in our schools.”
From NewsChannel 4: Norman Public Schools released the following statement regarding the issue:
“Racism is an important topic that we discuss in our schools. While discussing a variety of philosophical perspectives on culture, race and ethics, a teacher was attempting to convey to students in an elective philosophy course a perspective that had been shared at a university lecture he had attended. We regret that the discussion was poorly handled. When the district was notified of this concern it was immediately addressed. We are committed to ensuring inclusiveness in our schools.” – Dr. Joe Siano, superintendent of Norman Public Schools
“You start telling someone something over and over again that’s an opinion, and they start taking it as fact,” the student said. “So, I wanted him to apologize and make it obvious and apparent to everyone that was his opinion.”
NewsChannel 4 reached out to the teacher by email.
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Helene Pineau
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Helene Pineau

Kudos to the alert student for spotting b.s. when she heard it!

Auntie Lulu
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Auntie Lulu

Oh! I see . . . this lamo teacher went to a continuing education class as a leftist university–then went back to his classroom, and continued to bash over the head each and every student in that classroom who happens to be of Western European descent! I am sure that he though he was the best think since sliced bread . . . to be able to bring such an updated view such as this to his students. The parents, and community members need to demand that this teacher be sent down the road. I also come from a family… Read more »

Auntie Lulu
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Auntie Lulu

DCG . . . this is a truly excellent, and most pertinent article. Thank you!

Dr. Eowyn
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Contact info for Superintendent Dr. Joseph Siano:
Email: jsiano@norman.k12.ok.us
Phone: (405) 366-5955
https://www.norman.k12.ok.us/dr-joseph-siano

Lophatt
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Lophatt

From the look of it he is Hispanic. This isn’t about “white racism”, it’s about “white hatred”. So-called reverse, racism. Whites did not invent racism. In fact, Asians (for example) are some of the most “racist” people on Earth. Blacks (especially in Africa) ridicule and even beat other blacks that have characteristics different from their tribe. These mutts are basically saying that whites are an aberration. The idiot leftists have then convinced themselves that there is truth in this due to some wildly inaccurate idea of slavery. Obongo really kicked this off through his eight years of scamdom. Now Soros… Read more »

selahministries2015
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Reblogged this on Selah Ministries.

Obama's boyfriend
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Obama's boyfriend

If I said “if your black then you are racist”, what would happen to me if I taught in that school?

TONYA PARNELL
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TONYA PARNELL

FIRE THE SOB

Dan
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Dan

According to Siano’s officious diktat, the perspective that to be white is to be racist is not inconsistent with inclusiveness. It doesn’t get much more Orwellian than that logical absurdity, nor more cowardly, either. But then again, “inclusiveness” is Orwellian doublespeak for white cultural genocide, so this education-as-indoctrination ideologue may not be all that inconsistent after all. Education for his kind is indistinguishable from Marxist social engineering, which when applied to innocent children is about as low as it gets. In any sane world he’d be tarred, feathered, and run out of town, not running the schools.

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Lana
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Lana

When will this Marxist tripe come to an end. If this does not stop the next thing that is going to happen is that White people are going to be moving targets. I can see it now. The knockout game on steroids.

octavpelin
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octavpelin
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WHAT? , DEMOCRAT CONSPIRATION!

Ric
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Ric

Only parroting what has already been said. Actually, if you want an education, and a good one, what the devil would you want a class on Healing The Racial Divide? Why not advanced mathematics?

MeThePeople
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MeThePeople

This student should actually teach a course on how to recognize the dangers of self loathing and collective guilt as a weapon of sedition against our American Society. It’s a unique delicately balanced system which is hated and targeted by useful idiots who have been sold the communist line of lies. It came out in the last debate. Trump made it clear what his position is on this (and late term abortion too God bless him for that). This commie pinko teacher and superintendent should point out tha more blacks are murdered at planned parenthood than by guns on the… Read more »

Faye
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Faye

These kinds of people are making race relations worse for our counrty. Obama set us back 50 years with his racist speak.

emmm
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emmm

offending teacher jewish? bet you

CalGirl
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IF you look at a fellow human and first see BLACK….OR WHITE….OR BROWN….or “YELLOW”…..before you see a human being…I can BET you are a racist. It works all ways…not just white on black or black on white…etc etc…..BUT…just try to get this concept across and see how far you get in the legacy of the Obama decade….socially, politically, lawfully…….