A North Carolina charter school teacher was forced to resign after telling black students they’d be her “field slaves” if not for the Constitution, according to the parent of a child in the classroom.
Kanisha Tillman, who has a son in eighth grade at Winterville Charter Academy, told WITN the unidentified teacher singled out black students during a lesson on the Constitution in late September that led to alleged bullying by other pupils.
“She had them raise their hand during a constitutional lesson and reminded them that if it wasn’t for the Constitution, they would be her slaves,” Tillman told the station. “Her field slaves.”
The school’s principal, Annastasia Ryan, informed parents of eighth-graders in a Sept. 24 memo of the “racially insensitive