A teacher at a Texas high school has resigned after he was filmed using a racial slur and questioning why there is no “white history” month in class. In a press conference held outside Klein Collins High School on Thursday, parents gathered alongside Quanell X, a New Black Panther Nation leader, to excoriate the educator. X said the man, whom he identified as a theater teacher referred to by students as “Mr. G,” had repeatedly made “vile, repugnant, insensitive, and outright disrespectful” statements while teaching. The teacher allegedly asked why he, as a white man, was not allowed to use the n-word. X told reporters that “Mr. G” also made degrading statements about Native Americans.
The video of the teacher was reportedly taken a week before the district took any action. Klein ISD, which in a statement referred only to the teacher as a “former employee,” apologized for the incident and said it was still under investigation. “Your words, sir, were absolutely offensive,” X said during the conference. If the teacher had “that kind of mindset about Black people, Hispanics, and Indians,” he added, “who knows what you did with your grade book?”
Happening now at @KleinCollins: activist Quanell X joins parents/students upset about a teacher’s problematic comments caught on camera and shared on social. @KleinISD says employee is no longer w/district following investigation. More: @KHOU at 6:00 #khou11 #educationstation pic.twitter.com/UMQuQNV7La
— Jason Miles (@JMilesKHOU) October 13, 2021
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