Maryland High School Teacher Beaten by Student for Racist Comment

A teacher (pictured) was left bloody after a student punched him for what he believed was a racist remark made by the instructor.  NBC WASHINGTON SCREENSHOT
A teacher (pictured) was left bloody after a student punched him for what he believed was a racist remark made by the instructor.
NBC WASHINGTON SCREENSHOT

A Maryland high school teacher was punched and left hospitalized last week after witnesses claim he made a racially insensitive remark, according to NBC Washington.

According to the news station, the unnamed teacher at Forestville High School was assaulted Jan. 29 after a male student misinterpreted a comment the instructor made to the class.

The Prince George’s County school system declined to state what the teacher said or what the student believed he heard due to an ongoing investigation into the incident.

“If the comment was made that I was told was made, I can understand the pain and the anger in that student,” parent Cynthia Leslie told the news station.

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Source: The Root | 

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