Her mother says, “Everyone doesn’t believe that this is real but yes, this certificate shows that this is real.”
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Days after a student received an award stating she was most likely to be a terrorist, a 7th grade student at the same school was given an offensive award too.
According to FOX 26 News, Sydney Caesar, a student at Anthony Aguirre Junior High School in Texas, received an award that stated she was “Most Likely to Blend in With White People,” from her teacher Stacey Lockett.
Cesar’s sister Lauren Easton told FOX 26 that the teacher’s behavior lacked “common sense.”
“I mean, how can you think that is okay to say it in the first place and then right after a major event has happened. It just doesn’t make any sense.”“I feel really bad for her because I saw her in class, she was really upset about it and she just wouldn’t talk at all for the rest of the day,” she added.
Sydney was so upset that she skipped the last day of class.
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“It made me feel really embarrassed about what other people were going to say and what’s she gonna dot,” the 7th grader told a reporter.
And her mother Latonya Robinson is concerned that her daughter is going to be bullied next year.
“For that child to either be called a terrorist or she’s not black enough, basically now the students are taking that and that’s her label for the rest of the school year,” Robinson said.
The school issued the following statement:
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