Teacher Suspended over Class “Get Well” Letters to Killer

CBS News, April 10, 2015

A teacher in New Jersey who assigned her third-grade class to write “get well” letters to a sick inmate convicted of killing a Philadelphia police officer was suspended Friday, the school superintendent said.

Orange School Superintendent Ronald Lee said in a statement that school administrators “vehemently deny” any knowledge of Marilyn Zuniga’s assignment. Preliminary inquiries found that Zuniga did not seek approval from administrators nor were parents notified, Lee said.

The letters were delivered to Mumia Abu-Jamal in prison following his hospitalization last month for what his family said was treatment for complications from diabetes. The former Black Panther is serving life behind bars for the 1981 murder of white Philadelphia police Officer Daniel Faulkner. His conviction was upheld through years of appeals, but he has gained international support for his claim that he is the victim of a racist justice system.

A supporter and history professor at Baruch College, Johanna Fernandez, brought him the letters.

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  • TomIron361

    Here in the people’s republic of n.j. a jacka*s like he usually gets some sort of award.

  • John Smith

    Everyone should watch “The Cartel,” about the NJ public education system.

    • Chip Carver

      Since Abu-Jamal is suffering from diabetes, some teacher should have their class send him several boxes of candy bars.

      • John Smith

        Just like gun owners sent Sarah Brady cigarettes.

      • Aslan

        That would do the job. I am diabetic.

    • The Worlds Scapegoat

      “Everyone should watch “The Cartel,” about the NJ public education system.”

      Link?

      .

  • Chip Carver

    At least we know where she stands. And she stands against Whites.

    What is the school’s make-up racially? Or does one even need to ask? I’m sure I won’t be surprised if I make a quick online check of this venerated institution.

    Is this a case of blacks and hispanics working together in idiocy?

    • Julius Caesar

      From the CoCC article a few days ago:
      “The school is 72% black and 28% Latino.

      Mumia, was part of a black power cult in Philadelphia known as MOVE.
      The group was involved in two deadly armed standoffs with Philadelphia
      police. During the first standoff with Philadelphia police, members of
      MOVE killed a police officer, and injured seven police officers, five
      firefighters, and three bystanders.

      The group went on to build a fortified bunker on top of another house
      in Philadelphia. Police accidentally burned down an entire neighborhood
      trying to take out the bunker. The black mayor of Philadelphia had
      ordered police to take down the group “by any means necessary.” The
      neighborhood had been evacuated beforehand.

      Mumia, who was a member of MOVE, attacked and murdered a
      white police officer who had pulled over his brother for a traffic
      violation.”

    • Aslan

      Hey Bronson, death wish ’em. lol.

  • LHathaway

    He is a human being.

    • IstvanIN

      He is? Could have fooled me.

      • Lexonaut

        I’ll repeat here a variant of a comment I made on a different site when the story broke several days ago …

        If Mumia Abu-Jamal does not get well it will be on all you racists. After all, convicted cop-killers have feelings too, you know.

        • Aslan

          Ferguson was burnt down by “racists”?

          • Lexonaut

            As it happens, black racists, yes, but why on earth are we talking about Ferguson?

          • Aslan

            Just letting the Left know that blacks are the worst racists, not whites.

          • Lexonaut

            You don’t understand. Blacks can’t be racists because they don’t have the power.

          • Aslan

            No? How about big ears in the white house? He is doing an excellent job in destroying America.

    • Bon, From the Land of Babble

      Yes. Officer Dan Faulkner was a human being. He deserves to be honored and never forgotten while the beast that killed him deserves to be erased forever from all human memory.

    • Usually Much Calmer

      So am I. So are you. Did you get your bundle of 25 feel better cards yet? I think mine must have gotten lost in the mail.

      • LHathaway

        lol, good one. No, i didn’t.

    • Ograf

      No he isn’t, he is a sub-human piece of *&^& who murdered a White police officer. He is not a martyr, he is not anything to be respected in any way shape or form. And believe me, I would pull the switch, or push the injection buttons post haste. I hope he dies a slow terrible death to make up for a fraction of the needless misery he caused a persons family. He is the furthest thing from a human that he can be. Somewhere in between cockroach and dung beetle.

      • LHathaway

        um, new evidence will prove this civil rights hero’s innocence? Wait . . . the ‘Innocence Project’ will prove his innocence? – found that while trying to look up how to spell innocence.

        • Usually Much Calmer

          And you are less innocent now?

          • LHathaway

            Every day I become less innocent. Wait. . every day I become more innocent.

        • Ograf

          Oh okay LHathaway I lost my head for a moment, then I realized he is innocent cause he didnn do nuffins.
          Sorry I will try to do better in the future. nowhaimsayinn ?

          • bv

            Exaaaacttllyyy!

          • Aslan

            Who axed ya whiboy?

    • The Worlds Scapegoat

      So was Stalin, Mao, and Pol Pot

      OK, maybe they weren’t.

      .

  • Frank_DeScushin

    How dare parents complain about Mumia idolization! Aren’t they aware that Mumia is the patron saint of the cop killer movement that the Liberals have made en vogue again?

    • Aslan

      If liberals hate cops, next time they are in trouble, call a gang banger.

  • Most likely Marlyn Zuniga is Puerto Rican. They are often very, very anti-white, left-wing feminists.

    • LIBERTYSINCURSION

      Of course after reading the Amren snipped article I had to see what this demon worshiper looked like. She wasn’t the fat ugly deep black dirtbag I instantly imagined she would be. However, she is none the less an ugly human being. In fact, I think the photo of Mumia which is included with her photo below. Is a good representation of what she looks like on the inside, ugly, hateful, jealous and violent.

      • The Worlds Scapegoat

        She does have that “I am an idiot and hate whites” look.

        .

        • bv

          Rest assured she’ll marry a white man because she wants her kids to have that European DNA.

          • Aslan

            Otherwise, her kids will be to lazy to steal.

      • newscomments70

        She looks like one of the “future conservatives” that the Bushes rave about.

      • pennawhytmn

        What in the world is that thing attached to the top of his mahogany head? It looks like the welcome matt from my basement door after I inadvertently ran it over with my lawnmower.

      • Aslan

        The firing squad is a good option for lover boy.

    • Dale McNamee

      She’s into revolutionary politics, supports creatures like Mumia, beyond the pale leftist…

      Just the kind to teach the children !

    • Aslan

      Nice dread locks……NOT. The chick is a good lookin’ commie.

  • Bon, From the Land of Babble

    Dear Cop Killer:

    I hope you get better soon.

    Then you can be “released” from prison after getting your long-due just desserts from Old Sparky for killing Officer Danny Faulkner.

    I hope Widow Faulkner is there to see you off. Maybe after justice is served the teacher will invite Mrs. Faulkner to speak to our class and tell her side.

    Get well soon! Then die!

    Student

    Maureen Faulkner, tweet to “comrades,” Marilyn “The Red”

  • Jason Lewis

    Mumia Abu-Jamal has to view his supporters as the biggest morons on Earth. These people are in the same catagory as Charles Manson fans.

    • evilsandmich

      It really shows how they make the idiot in useful idiots when a thug criminal like Mumia can play them like a violin

  • Michael Whalen

    Everybody, please!!! Stop paying homage to that dirtbag. His real name is Wesley Cook. Mumia Abu Jamal is his stage name.

    • texasoysterman

      Absolutely! Don’t give that POS the satisfaction. I stopped using the made up name a long time ago.

  • Hilis Hatki

    “Comrade”…. I wonder if she gave all her students good Marx.

  • Americaandthewestshouldbewhite

    Johanna Fernandez, well now we know we cannot trust these hispanics.

    • LIBERTYSINCURSION

      You mean to tell me you didn’t know that already? It took Johanna Fernandez, when we’ve had 50+ years of LULAC, LCLAA and La-Raza, to figure out the invaders are not on our side?

      • Americaandthewestshouldbewhite

        I always knew that hispanics were not on our side. That is why I fight with people in my church when they say hispanics can become ‘Good Americans’. I have never heard of LULAC and LCLAA. I will google it. I have heard of la Raza.

  • Who Me?

    Third graders? Nine-year-olds? WOW! On with the brainwashing as early as possible, I see. This idiot can have all the “compassion” for this dirtbag killer she wants to as her personal crusade, but she has no right whatsoever to try and infect innocent little children into her campaign. She should have her teaching license revoked and never be allowed within 500 feet of a classroom ever again.

  • Biff_Maliboo

    Mumia gots da shugahs.

  • Light from the East

    The louder a man speaks, the truer a man’s word no matter what he said. This is the case especially some libertards get involved.

    • InAFreeCountry

      I believe their phrase for this is “speaking truth to power.” It’s nonsense.

      • Aslan

        It worked for Hitler.

  • IKUredux

    And, the people in power think that allowing MORE of these brown anti White cretins into our country is a good thing. They all need to go. The people in power, AND the brown cretins.

    Is there another way to vote?

    • Aslan

      And the half cracker in the white house needs to go also.

  • JJCULLEN

    Send him some candy bars, and watch him brake dance. He’ll always be Wesley Cook, some ni66er nobody that killed a cop……….

  • Who Me?

    “Preliminary inquiries found that Zuniga did not seek approval from administrators nor were parents notified, Lee said.”
    ———————————-
    Parents never know about these things till after they happen, and by then, some of the damage is done. That’s why you need to homeschool your kids. You never know when one of their teachers will launch a sneak attack on them.

  • AmericanCitizen

    Here’s a prediction: Obama pardons this guy on his last day in office.

    Remember: you heard it here first.

    • bv

      That’ll happen for sure.

    • texasoysterman

      Oh I hope so. And 24/7 bodyguards won’t be around him forever.
      BTW, I’m referring to wesley cook, not oboogaloo.

    • Aslan

      Criminal pardoning a brutha.

  • Aslan

    Death Penalty time!

  • Aslan

    Make it tight!

  • Paleoconn

    This woman should be gifted as a conjugal visitor to Mumia, doors closed, no interruptions, anything goes. Perhaps that might make a conservative out of her, to take a page out of the former mayor of the cop-killer’s residence.