In a recent interview with The Sunday Times in London, best-selling novelist James Patterson made the statement that white male authors are being subjected to "just another form of racism." Patterson has now issued an apology for his remarks, which he made during that interview.
There are numerous allegations of racist behavior against a Rochester School of the Arts teacher, including using handcuffs and leg shackles on mostly Black students and forcing them to pick cotton during a seventh grade social studies class. The teacher has been placed on leave as a result.
A local history teacher is suing one of his former pupils, alleging that he was subjected to several acts of racism. “Someone left a banana at my door. The banana was perfectly placed in the doorway,” Mungo told 10 On Your Side.
As the Russian invasion of Ukraine continues, international students seeking to flee Ukraine say they are being treated racistly by Ukrainian security officers and border authorities.
Students at Farmington High School left the building Thursday, Feb. 10, after a female substitute teacher used the phrase "cotton picking" to describe a Black male student.