Winnipeg teacher suspended after racial slur was used in classroom – Winnipeg | The Canadian News

The Franco-Manitoban School Division says a Winnipeg teacher was put on leave after a social media post that appears to show the educator using a racial slur on blacks in the classroom.

The school division says it condemns all forms of racism.

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Ramatoulaye Cherif, who is on the Parents Against Racism meeting, says an incident that occurred at College Louis-Riel High School on Thursday was filmed and then uploaded to social media.

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She says it shows a teacher using the insult multiple times and a student saying it’s disrespectful.

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Cherif, whose children attend a different school in the division, says using derogatory terms in the classroom makes students feel dehumanized.

The school division says it has sent support to the school to help students.

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