White Teacher Wins $350,000 in Bias Lawsuit Against Maryland School

Warner Todd Huston, Breitbart, August 9, 2014

A white teacher who said he suffered years of race-based abuse from his black boss at a Maryland High School was awarded $350,000 this month after he sued the school system for racial bias.

Former Prince George’s County teacher Jon Everhart claimed that the principal at Largo High School repeatedly called him racist names and constantly told him and others she intended to fire him because he is white.

“She called me ‘poor white trash’ and ‘white b—-,’ ” Everhart, 65, said of Largo principal Angelique Simpson-Marcus. “Her behavior was so outlandish.”

The teacher sued citing Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 which “prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, and national origin in programs and activities receiving federal financial assistance.”

Everhart’s attorney, Bryan Chapman, successfully argued that Title VI applied because the school received federal stimulus money in 2008.

The jury sided with the teacher on his discrimination claim, but not the charges of a “hostile workplace.” He was awarded the $350,000 for compensatory damages because he experienced health problems as a result of the situation. He may also receive back pay and benefits.

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{snip} Mr. Everhart is only one of several teachers who have sued over similar claims. Some of those suing the school feel they were fired for supporting Everhart. Most of the lawsuits were filed over what teachers claim was mistreatment they suffered at the hands of Simpson-Marcus.

Not all suits were connected to Everhart, though. One suit, for instance, came from a light-skinned African American teacher who says he was denied promotion because Simpson-Marcus openly prefers dark-skinned blacks.

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Records show that Everhart had high teacher performance ratings and was even named “teacher of the year” until Simpson-Marcus became principal and then his satisfactory evaluations came to an abrupt halt.

Simpson-Marcus transferred Everhart out of his position teaching honors English despite that he was popular with students. The principal is said to have informed students that Everhart was going to be fired.

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  • MekongDelta69

    My AmRen ‘feel good’ article of the week – and the week hasn’t even started.
    __________________________
    I can’t ‘handle’ all this good news!
    /sarc

    • http://www.amren.com/ Michael Christopher Scott

      Unfortunately, it is the poor taxpayers in that district who will be getting reamed out of that $350,000.

      • MBlanc46

        Maybe being hit in the wallet will wake few whites up to the monster we’ve created.

      • Germanicus

        Agreed, but if this is what it tskes to create the reverse of the chilling effect so that these lawsuits slow down to a trickle and cash payouts quit going into the coffers of rotten outorganizations and anti-White lawyers–then perhaps so be it. Maybe if enough of this happens then boards and anapathetic public will be hesitant to give free reign to the cultural Marxists behind the original problems.

      • SFLBIB

        Maybe. Maybe not. I worked for the federal government for a while, and we were told that if you broke some anti-discrimination law or other in the performance of your duties, the government would not reimburse you for your legal fees. Laws vary, and this is a local issue. It doesn’t say whether he sued for punitive damages.

  • Mary

    If you’ve ever experienced the dubious pleasure of hearing blacks talk freely amongst themselves, this attitude is utterly typical. Most of the time, they will not quite as openly state their views when Whites are around, but they are becoming increasingly emboldened. Just imagine what they will say and do when the last remaining social constraints concerning the White man have been cast aside.

    • IBWHITE

      I’m looking forward to watching their White enablers live in the hell that they have helped create.

      • IstvanIN

        Unfortunately we will also be surrounded by that hell. The Afrikaner are good example. The English and Jews wanted Apartheid done await with, they finally got a traitor President (de Klerk) and now the Afrikaners suffer. And life is worse for blacks, a total no win situation.

        • IBWHITE

          I was hoping, maybe unrealistically, that we might form a place of separation. The African town of Orania comes to mind. Then the White enablers can live in the sewage they helped produce.

  • JohnEngelman

    Every now and then a judge makes the right decision.

    • http://www.amren.com/ Michael Christopher Scott

      As they say, a broken clock is right twice a day.

    • SFLBIB

      It did mention the jury which awarded him the $35K.

  • LHathaway

    These dollar amounts are in the news simply for the effect the story will have on the public? In normal cases, how much money is a government employee likely to award to someone suing the government, especially when it involves local government?

    • phillyguy

      if it was the other way around , that beast , simpson-marcus would have won a 10 million dollar lawsuit .

      • LHathaway

        How often does an appeals court change the amount of the verdict? How often do they even get paid at all?

  • D.B. Cooper

    Try to read between the lines here. What truly made the school district cave in instead of appealing? The district is acting like they want to hurry and sweep it under the rug.
    If I were black and in charge over there, I would appeal the decision, and keep firing white teachers, and not hiring any new white teachers. The white man has lost respect, and has yet to show he is willing to fight. All new hires will be anything but white. What are you going to do, white boy? Vote for the tepid GOP? They’re on the brotherman’s side!

    • phillyguy

      I’m going to vote for Joseph Stalin any body gets outta line they get shot on the spot, no questions asked

  • Jim

    Another version of that black principal in NY that only shows up for work 3 days a week and drives luxury cars. There are good black principals, I’m sure, but a white principal who exhibited this kind of behavior would’ve been gone long ago.

    • LHathaway

      As long as their behavior consists of ‘addressing the stereotypes of white teachers’ they will continue to be rewarded for this behavior.

  • dd121

    I’m sure liberals will find a way to “fix” this.

  • phillyguy

    what happened to that beast Simpson-Marcus?is she still running a school?

    • http://curiousquisling.squarespace.com CuriousQuisling

      Yes, just google Largo High and you will find her face.

      • lily-white

        ; )

  • [Guest]

    We know. Any deed, word, or thought of a white person can be condemned as “racist.” But no matter how intense the hatred blacks harbor toward white people, it’s justified as “pay back,” and no amount of pandering will reverse that.

    • SFLBIB

      Apparently, they were separate issues, and all the defense needs is one hold-out to hang a jury on a given issue.

  • MBlanc46

    Affirmative action in action.

  • cherrie greenbaum123

    This happens all the time. Two white teachers are friends of mine and both taught at majority black schools. The (black) principal felt that their expectations were too high for the students, so they were dismissed last school year. The man retired early in his 50s, the woman found another teaching position with the county. This was at a charter school. Whites have no business teaching in school anymore. Let it burn. All-of-it.

  • Who Me?

    I wonder if he’ll ever see a dime of that $350K.

  • HJ11

    Good. More Whites need to take action when they are discriminated against. Too many Whites simply don’t want to create a scene (as some Whites I know have said). Do make a scene! Do speak out! Do sue! Do it for yourself and do it for all Whites.

  • tancred guiscard

    Well the shoe is on the other foot for once

  • kirkmcloren

    The most prejudiced people I ever met were black.

  • [Guest]

    In the meantime, there’s the case of Florida math teacher Joyce Quiller. From “The Daily Mail”:

    >>>… One student described the moment Quiller berated a group of boys after they walked into the classroom, saying: ‘You all are some lazy n****** for coming to class late.’

    >>>… A student who forgot to bring a pencil to class says Quiller told him. ‘What is the point in coming to the mother-f****** class if you do not bring materials?’

    She was fired but is apparently about to be reinstated. After all, she holds Most Favored Race Status.

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