POCs Are Exposing The Problematic Things Teachers Have Said To Their Faces, And I Hope Their Parents DRAGGED Them
"I planned on being a lawyer. My counselor said, 'Maybe you should become a hairdresser.'"
Recently, Twitter user @shaTIRED
struck a nerve when they asked the internet, "What’s the meanest thing a teacher has ever said to y’all?" While I was busy trying to suppress any unwanted memories, others chimed in with stories that ranged from teachers causing them minor embarrassment to borderline harassment. However, some of the most standout responses came from people of color, who remembered microaggressions, stereotyping, and flat-out racist remarks. Here are some of the wildest stories that, for some, are unfortunately very relatable:
I'm sure there are a million similar stories out there, so I've got to know. What was the meanest thing a teacher has ever said to you? Let us know in the comments.
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