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Spanish Teacher Fired for Using the Word ‘Negro’

Talk about getting lost in translation. A Bronx teacher claims that she was fired for using the word “negro” in reference to a student. I must admit, it sounds reasonable at first – except for the fact that the teacher in question was teaching a lesson in Spanish. 65-year-old Petrona Smith, formerly a teacher at bilingual PS 211, says that …

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