School Criticized for Labeling Child ‘Racist’

A.B. Sanderson, Breitbart, January 16, 2015

Professionals have slammed teachers who have been reporting children as young as five for being racist, saying that making children frightened to ask questions is unhealthy.

The comments come after parent Hayley White was summoned to her seven-year-old son’s primary school and told that her some Elliott had been at the centre of an ‘incident’ with another pupil, the Daily Mail reports.

She was told that the situation was so serious she would have to sign an official form admitting he was racist; something Ms White refused to do.

The reason for this demand was because her son had asked a four-year-old pupil during break time if he was “brown because he was from Africa”.

“When I arrived at the school and asked Elliott what had happened, he became extremely upset,” said Ms White, a 32-year-old NHS worker.

She said her son was distressed about the reaction from staff, saying to his mother: “I was just asking a question. I didn’t mean it to be nasty”.

The row over the question escalated when the black child told his mother about the question when he returned home from school, who then informed the school hoping they could “have a quiet word with Elliott”.

Elliott’s mother was given a copy of the school rules to read with particular focus on its ‘zero-tolerance’ policy on racism.

“I was told I would have to sign a form acknowledging my son had made a racist remark, which would be submitted to the local education authority for further investigation,” she said.

“I refused to sign it, and I told the teacher that in no way did I agree the comment was racist. My son is inquisitive. He always likes to ask questions, but that doesn’t make him a racist.”

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The singling out of children as ‘racist’ or ‘prejudiced’ for making comments which the politically-correct brigade rule as unacceptable can have serious consequences for young children, with the record staying on their school report and the child being branded as a bigot for the whole of their school career for asking a simple question.

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  • superlloyd

    Pathetic. The Thought Police vigilating and indoctrinating kids to their fatuous PC worldview. Free speech in the West. I don’t think so.

    • propagandaoftruth

      Speech is evidence for thoughtcrime.

      • LHathaway

        The true crime is having feelings (depending who you are of course).

    • OHDeutschePolkaConfederate

      Pathetic indeed. Especially considering that the thought police are not inculcating actual tolerance. Their Stalinistic style stifling of free speech is only inflicted upon Whites. Blacks regularly spew hateful bigotry toward Whites, and most other non-Negroes, and are never corrected. That horrible, hate filled Negress that testified in the Zimmermann trial had zero compunction about saying “creepy a*s Crackah”, yet, if a White person refers to a “creepy a*s Coon” on a witness stand, it is considered unacceptable. Had the Black child used anti-White racial slurs, I doubt that the Black child would have been properly disciplined. Yet, a White child asks an honest and intelligent question, and he is treated like a common criminal.

      • WoodyBBad

        Precious’s testimony probably helped Zimmerman more than hurt him.

    • wildfirexx

      for a little white boy to question the obvious, he is disciplined, …but had the little black boy questioned the little white boys european origin, that what probably be considered scientifically Okay !

  • MekongDelta69

    “Ve need yor paperz pleeze.”

  • Truthseeker

    This is how you create a society of drones: Make them afraid to question anything, and overreact to the slightest step off the path. Something’s got to give. No normal human being can be constrained like this without going insane.

    • Jesse_from_Sweden

      It is how totalitarian societies work.
      Tell them only that which you want them to know. And to do that, you must control the media.
      Suppress and punish anyone not keeping to the state-sanctioned narrative.
      Persecute those who continue to insist upon finding out facts outside of sanctioned channels, and especially those who will then spread those findings to other people.

      And it is best to start it early, by controlling the schools and indoctrinating children. That way you can “teach” them what values they should hold, and how they should think and what is allowed and what is not allowed. Make them afraid of even asking the “wrong” questions, nevermind hearing the answers to those questions.

      And then institute a “thought police”, that will hunt down those who may have differing opinions.

      They keep saying that we should look back to Germany in the 1930s, for how right wing extremism is getting mainstream and threatening democracy.
      It’s actually far more suitable to look back at Germany in the 1920s instead, as well as what happened when those things gained power and how totalitarianism truly work.
      The nazis were a small short-lived paranthesis in history. Marxism on the other hand has been a threat agaisnt democracy and western society for over a century.

      • propagandaoftruth

        I call it “the whitecloak’s dilemma”. It is endemic with “progressivism”.
        What does the self anointed do-gooder do when, in the process of rooting out and destroying all evil, which stems from evil, “regressive” people, when pretty much all the witches have been burned, the dragons put to sword, the heretics excruciated and killed or cowed?
        The “progressive” parasite must gin up enemies at this point, in order to self justify. The professional parasite progressive must gin up enemies in order to afford a lifestyle…
        Referring to oneself as “progressive”, thereby implying all others are some form of “regressive”, is an especially slimy Marxist tricksy, sometimes a typically clever self deception, sometimes at least semi-willful deception. The warm blanket of self righteousness this self appellation augments, empowers the whitecloak to commit unspeakable abominations on an incremental yet grand scale. Like mass murder, cultural genocide, malevolent neglect and destructive, antinomian parasitism.
        Smile! I’m progressive! I’m a good person. If you disagree with me, you are regressive and must be crushed to death or conformity in the nicest way possible. I’m a good person!
        No, your a commie monster.
        All the better for plausible deniability – to self first, then to others.

  • But move the kid to America, make him or her black, and translate his transgression into a violent crime, and a whole conga line of poverty centers and defamation leagues would be kvetching about “school to prison pipeline” if he or she is suspended from school.

  • Oil Can Harry

    George Orwell, call your office…

  • Awaken The Heroes of Old

    This child will remember. High probability that a new race realist will emerge from this travesty.

    • Sha of Communism

      I think it’s really important to help our kids understand the severe consequence of being a “racist” in this crazed world, and how they can protect themselves by always wearing a mask of pro-diversity, multiculturalist face in front of the public.

      So they can keep the truth of racial realism in their heart without being hurt by the unjust system.

  • Luca

    Send this kid to the gulag for re-education immediately.

  • Ograf

    This situation is beneath contempt.

  • Mary

    This is egregiously insane overreaction at its worst. All children notice physical differences and remark on them, and this is perfectly normal and healthy. Small children do not have the capability to function under sick, fanatical, politically correct constraints. My 4-year-old makes innocent comments all the time regarding “brown people” and “white people.” I have not discussed race with him yet because I feel he is too young. White children will learn soon enough what they are facing in this twisted modern world.

    • IstvanIN

      My daughter at about age 3 1/2 or so blurted out in the supermarket at a particularly unattractive black woman “look at the monkey”. There was no intent to be mean in her statement, simply an amazed observation.

      • John Smith

        Monkeys can actually be cute, unlike negroids.

  • Jaggers

    I could understand if the kid said, “You’re brown so go back to Africa.” And as a teacher, I would have given a token “that’s inappropriate,” while rejoicing inwardly.

  • guest

    “Professionals have slammed teachers who have been reporting children as young as five for being racist, saying that making children frightened to ask questions is unhealthy.”

    Those teachers should not only be fired and never be allowed to work as teachers again.

    “Elliott’s mother was given a copy of the school rules to read with particular focus on its ‘zero-tolerance’ policy on racism.”

    More like a zero-tolerance policy on White people.

    “I was told I would have to sign a form acknowledging my son had made a racist remark, which would be submitted to the local education authority for further investigation,” she said. “I refused to sign it, and I told the teacher that in no way did I agree the comment was racist. My son is inquisitive. He always likes to ask questions, but that doesn’t make him a racist.”

    I have 2 things to say to this woman.
    1. You’re a great mother for standing by your son and not giving in to the enemies who run your child’s school.
    2. Get your son out of that school and homeschool him if possible. And even if you can’t homeschool him, just get him out of there and find another school that doesn’t have this anti-White policy (if there’s still such a school).

    “The singling out of children as ‘racist’ or ‘prejudiced’ for making comments which the politically-correct brigade rule as unacceptable can have serious consequences for young children, with the record staying on their school report and the child being branded as a bigot for the whole of their school career for asking a simple question.”

    And they wonder why hate still exists in this world? The only plus side that will come out of this is that child who the school has vilified and degraded will become a race realist. And if the politically-correct brigade really want to see hate-filled people, they can find them in a mirror.

  • David Ashton

    Oxford University Press has instructed authors not to mention pork because it offends potential Muslim readers.
    UK Government inspectors have accused a school of homophobia because some child have a biologically correct answer to the question of whether a child could have two mums.
    Channel 4 has instructed that all TV programs must have a given percentage (I forget exactly how high) of non-whites, homosexuals and disabled.

    • Mary

      Here in America, they seem to place particular attention in ensuring that children’s programs contain a very high percentage of non-Whites. Even though roughly half of American preschoolers are still reportedly White, you certainly wouldn’t know that by watching programming geared toward them. The social engineering must begin bright and early. We don’t see quite as much regarding homosexual or gender topics, but that can’t be far behind.

      • David Ashton

        The classroom photography in Britain in the educational press or on television likewise gives disproportionate attention to non-white children, only partly explained by the schools featured in London and other major conurbations. On the gay questions you Americans have a stronger religious resistance among parents than in benighted Blighty.

        I personally observed, and have documented, at every stage the “race-gender-class” ideological subversion, from the New Left at local education authority level, through the “whole curriculum” developed by the “national” committees set up incompetently by a Conservative government, to the present state totalitarianism which, through an official monitoring system, affects exam content and teaching in private schools and home schooling.
        .
        Equally serious is the degradation and denigration of White European Male culture, history and icons. E.g. Shakespeare is analyzed for evil monarchism, national chauvinism, sexism, anti-Semitism, &c, rather than for genuine insights into human experience, dramatic skill, or poetic language. Everything is thus tainted and twisted, from religious studies to anthropology, with publishers like Routledge typifying the stuff. This “agenda-networking” has long dominated the Anglosphere and much of western Europe, exactly similar to the US situation described by writers like John Ellis in “Literature Lost”.

    • Kenner

      Could a heterosexual qualify as a ‘disabled’ homosexual?

      • David Ashton

        Maybe if it’s a visually and vertically challenged communist of color.

  • Michael Mason

    The fact that blacks get offended when someone even implies that they or their ancestors came from Africa tells you a lot about their inferiority complex and sensitivity.

    • David Ashton

      Didn’t “we all” come “out of Africa”?

      • Michael Mason

        Not in our present state. That was hundreds of thousands of years ago. Ain’t it a miracle what evolution can do ?

  • dmxinc

    Things aren’t getting any better in England, obviously.

  • SentryattheGate

    Common Core also does this type of data screening and reporting to files on students, that will follow them lifelong! The powers that be are already forcing Jeb Bush on us; a big supporter of Common Core.

    • willbest

      No. There is no permanent record in the public school system. Worst case scenario your old school gives your new school a heads up. What does follow you forever is anything you tell Google or Facebook.

      • LexiconD1

        BS

        Teachers, and schools, DO make comments, that YOU (and your parents) are not allowed to read. When you matriculate those record most certainly do follow you. I’ve also had to go get closed school records for a job too.

      • SentryattheGate

        Yes, I have studied Common Core and it will keep permanent, in-depth records of students.

    • OHDeutschePolkaConfederate

      Exactly. Jeb is an open borders Liberal Republican. Unless the Repubs can cough up a social conservative that at least has the balls to close the border, they are worthless.

    • David Ashton

      Now we have something like this in Britain too. Complete coincidence, of course.

  • Guest

    Excellent job, Mr. Churchill. Look at the world you helped create for your own people who you so passionately loved and wanted to defend. Hell is for the wicked. Heaven is for the good. I’m sure you’ve discovered where idiots go.

    • OHDeutschePolkaConfederate

      Winston Churchill was a race realist. Our leaders in recent years, members of the flower child generation who view race like John Lennon instead of like Winston Churchill, are the reason the racially inferior bottom feeders are not still cleaning toilets, waxing floors, and knowing their place. Stateside, Democrats were socially conservative until the sixties. Truman was stupid to integrate the military, but he preferred segregation in his personal life, was against miscegenation, and had no trouble dropping nukes on the White hating Japanese.

  • Hy Alldredge

    My high school choir was singing “Sleigh Ride” in the winter concert this year, and one of my students thought I said “Slave Ride.” He saw I thought that was funny and made it into a running joke. He would say things under his breath like “Just hear those chains a jingling and whips a-crackin, too…” Nobody else seemed to care. I was a bit concerned some kid would go complaining to the principal but nothing happened. Good thing I don’t live in England.

    • OHDeutschePolkaConfederate

      It is a shame that an accurate history lesson on slavery cannot be given to him and his peers in history class. He could learn that White Southerners treated their slaves exceptionally well. He could learn that the Negroes who came here had been sold to New England slave traders by fellow Blacks on the West African coast, and these fellow Blacks would have treated them far worse than they were in America. Slavery still exists to this day in Mauritania. The slave masters are Negroes or Afro-Arabs, who are basically Mulattoes. Arab Muslims castrated their male Negro slaves, and had harems of Negresses. White Southerners believed miscegenation was wrong, gave their slaves decent living quarters and meals, and usually worked alongside their Slaves in the fields. Around 1900, 75% of former slaves had nothing but good things to say about their former masters. White Southerners were the most humane slave masters in all of human history. Many slaves were treated better than European immigrants were in the factories. Upton Sinclair’s book The Jungle detailed whar European immigrants to the Northern cities went through.

      • GeneticsareDestiny

        It’d be nice if we could also get the fact that whites were enslaved by non-whites included in lessons on slavery too. For anyone who wants to read about this, anthropologist Peter Frost has a great article on it up at his blog:

        http://evoandproud[DOT]blogspot[DOT]com/2013/07/the-other-slave-trade.html

        • OHDeutschePolkaConfederate

          Exactly. That would entail a little accurate history of the Ottoman Empire. All of South Slavic Europe suffered under the Ottoman yolk.

        • SentryattheGate

          Thanks–I read it, was very informative. It added to info. I learned about white slavery in Redneck Manifesto by Jim Goad (who spoke at an Amren conference).

          • Who Me?

            The Redneck Manifesto is a VERY good book, humorous in spots, rough in others and absolutely brilliant and full of information–some of it we learned in school, back when some of the truth was allowed, some of it we were never allowed to know before. And I suppose some of it was taught and we just didn’t remember it. Somehow it didn’t all seem so relevant back in the early 70’s.
            The part concerning Bigfoot (Bigfeet?) in the chapter “Praying Hard” had me rolling on the floor laughing. (My husband says I have a twisted sense of humor.)
            I wish I could have heard Jim Goad speak in person. Where is he now? Does anybody know? I have heard different rumors, but nothing concrete.

          • SentryattheGate

            I just looked him up online; he lives in Stone Mountain, GA, and looks like he has a radio show.

    • Sick of it

      Sounds like my nephew…

    • David Ashton

      I am afraid my people has always had three less amiable members: snooping sneaks, complacent electorates and violent boozers.

  • Steve_in_Vermont

    Alice and Wonderland makes perfect sense compared to this. Apparently these staff members have no idea how much conflict they are creating between the races. These (white) children won’t grow up respecting people who are different than them, they will only remember coming into conflict with them over………what?

    • Spikeygrrl

      Alice IN Wonderland.

      • Steve_in_Vermont

        Picky, picky, picky. My wife would have said the same thing.

  • dd121

    Leftists like to bully and shame anybody who doesn’t regurgitate the leftist line. No, they don’t want to “debate” their opposition; they want to silence them through intimidation.

    • Sha of Communism

      I think much of the leftist ideology is driven by hate. They are so full of hate, and that’s why they are so certain that the other people, like the rights, must be also so full of hate.

      It’s like how most of the Blacks hate Whites, so they automatically assume the most of the Whites must hate them the same way.

      • LHathaway

        Excellent points. It is fear that Makes them hate.

        • dd121

          Fear, hatred and jealousy. That’s what motivates these troglodytes.

    • OHDeutschePolkaConfederate

      Exactly. Leftists love Negroes because their have similar behavioral traits. Bullying of decent and peaceful people who are trying to mind their own business while not disapproving of violence, drug abuse, sexual degeneracy and dysfunction, or general lack of decency. Leftists, like Blacks, hate the wrong people. They hate the most decent and hard working folks, while approving of despicable behaviors. Most Leftists find validation for their own degeneracy in the Black culture. The Black culture approves of violence, drug use, fornication, and has no respect for marriage, law and order, restraint, impulse control, delayed gratification, or a work ethic.

      • dd121

        They can’t compete with repubs for whites, so they flood our country with black and brown swarms to overrun us. In my book, that’s just plain evil.

    • LHathaway

      That’s so 1950’s or 60’s. What the want to do is punish the expression of feelings, until (depending on who you are) you no longer have them on the conscious level.

  • willbest

    Personally, I would have sued the district superintendent, board of education, school, principal, and teacher for gross negligence, dereliction of duty, and child abuse, because they apparently incapable of knowing or hiring people who know the definition of racism or are incapable of looking it up in a dictionary, and as a result an innocent child was emotionally traumatized.

  • Julius Caesar

    I’m sorry, but I couldn’t stop myself from laughing when I read that the school was going to make a 7 year old “sign an official form admitting he was racist”. What a joke.

    • Robert Smith

      It’s time for the men in white coats to take these educators to the safe house.

      • David Ashton

        The lunatics run the asylum – and the asylum seekers.

    • Xerxes22

      The mother should find a good lawyer and sue the teacher and the principal for child abuse. It’s the only way to put a stop to that nonsense. Forcing these people to pay out of their own pocket, for their arrogance and stupidity, is the best way to stop them.

      • David Ashton

        Line the lawyers’ pockets more like.

  • Musashi5000

    The greater the lunacy, the closer the reckoning.
    There will be weeping and gnashing of teeth.

    • David Ashton

      “It will all end in blood and tears” – Norman Tebbit.

      • Musashi5000

        It will.

  • Evette Coutier

    Three points:
    1. Racism is not illegal.
    2. The kid is more mature that the teachers and school administrators.
    3. Home school your kids.

    • WR_the_realist

      Is home schooling even legal in the People’s Republican of Britain? Every electable party there favors giant, obtrusive government.

      • Evette Coutier

        I don’t know. But it’s what we need here in America.

      • David Ashton

        Not yet, but it is supervised.

    • John Smith

      I believe “racism” IS illegal in Airstrip One.

      • David Ashton

        As officially “defined”.

  • LIBERTYSINCURSION

    Diversity, it’s our greatest strength, can’t you tell?

  • ShermanTMcCoy

    If, (God help us) we ever manage to return non-whites and there offspring to their continents of origin, we absolutely must make room for these idiots to go with them.

    And, on a related note, my 7-year-old daughter wants to remind everyone to stay away from blacks, even the young ones.

  • Andy

    Remember those kids from the Congo touching the white guy’s arm hair and giggling?

    The press thought they were awfully cute, but apparently Elliott White’s curiosity is pathological.

    • Speedy Steve

      Knee grows titter all the time. Don’t let it worry you, lieutenant.

  • John Smith

    This may have happened in the UK, but I can easily see it occurring here. More so, in fact.

    England is for white Britons and any swarthy foreigner who migrates there should have to suck it up or leave, preferably the latter. The shitholes these people come from wouldn’t extend similar kid glove treatment to whites. Whites deserve to be secure in their ethnic homelands without walking on the eggshells created of multiculturalism and accommodationism.

  • Le Barbouze

    ”her son had asked a four-year-old pupil during break time if he was “brown because he was from Africa”.
    What’s wrong with that – I used to call the dark kid at my school ‘choc ice’.

  • Harry Schneider

    Stalin would be proud of todays Britain !

  • Jesse_from_Sweden

    He always likes to ask questions, but that doesn’t make him a racist.”

    Sorry Ms White, but in todays society, that actually does make him a racist.
    Asking questions, telling the truth, quoting facts etc, all those things are racist.
    Reality is racist.
    The only way for multiculturalism to work is if we pretend that it does.

  • Hammerheart

    The left must feel so proud, handing out the scarlet letter of R to some kid in grade school. Such brave revolutionairies.

  • David Ashton

    “So let me be clear: no disagreements on politics or policy will ever be allowed to justify racism, prejudice or extremism in our society. Our generations we have built something incredible in our country: a multi-ethnic, multi-faith democracy…. That is why our Counter-Terrorism and Security Bill includes for the first time an obligation on all public bodies to play a part in tackling extremism…. Some may say that this is not compatible with free speech. But I would say we would not sit back and allow right-wing extremists or Nazis to recruit support in these ways…. I want us to do more to educate people in our country about fighting prejudice…. I set up the Holocaust Commission [to ensure] that the lessons of the Holocaust [i.e. “prejudice and hatred”] can be learnt by young people in this country for generations to come.” – PM David Cameron, “Jewish Chronicle”, January 16, pp.8-9.

    “Nigel Farage has admitted that his party will be ‘buried’ if voters are able to link the UK Independence Party to a ‘racist age’…following allegedly racist comments made by a councillor [whom] a police investigation could not find sufficient evidence to prosecute….Conservatives and Labour have attempted to paint Ukip as having old-fashioned views that have no place in modern Britain…. Douglas Carswell…Ukip’s first MP…has warned that his party must show an ‘inclusive’ face and not blame immigrants for Britain’s woes… ‘It was our interdependence that put the Great into Great Britain – and it is what sustains our living standards today…a dislike of foreigners is not merely offensive, but absurd’.” – Peter Dominiczak, Political Editor, “Daily Telegraph,” January 1, p.10.

    The bandwagon is becoming a hearse.

  • The Left always likes to reduce race to “skin color.” Now we’re not even supposed to notice that!

  • TheMaskedUnit

    The War on noticing continues …

  • notyranny

    Get out of the cities. Move to the Country or Mountains. Homeschool. Save your children.

  • disqus_irCdmAu8It

    This stuff has already arrived in the USA, another wonderful import from the land of socilaist lunacy.