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Call for Resignation: RACIST Teacher (Rachel Brainard)

Call for Resignation: RACIST Teacher (Rachel Brainard)

Remove one, Rachel Brainard, from her capacity as a 7th grade science teacher due to violations of policies outlined in the Edmond Public School handbook:
1. “Harassment, Intimidation, and Bullying” by means of demeaning comments and taunting or ridiculing
2. “Discrimination” on the basis of race

Why is this important?

Elementary educators are charged with enriching the minds of those at their most impressionable juncture, adolescence. Students and parents invest their trust in the school system, believing in the best outcomes for their children. One teacher betrayed such trust and used her platform to belittle, harass, and directly discriminate against a black male student, Latrell. Latrell was repeatedly berated for wearing his “Black King” shirt by Ms. Brainard who called him racist and insisted that there should be a “white history month”. Latrell’s classroom of peers soon joined his teacher in labeling him a racist and echoing the sentiment of “white history month”.

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Reasons for signing

  • I signed to see a change in the society & black peoples generally deserve better.
  • As a educator it’s important that our new found faith of truth of ourselves needs to be acted upon for future rights and liberties of all ethnicities.
  • This could have been my grandkids. Together let us put a stop to the disrespect in OUR community.

Updates

2021-03-03 05:55:56 -0800

1,000 signatures reached

2021-02-26 13:37:04 -0800

500 signatures reached

2021-02-25 19:54:16 -0800

100 signatures reached

2021-02-25 15:50:59 -0800

50 signatures reached

2021-02-25 12:44:01 -0800

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2021-02-25 10:20:23 -0800

25 signatures reached

2021-02-25 06:51:52 -0800

10 signatures reached