The Texas College District pages of those that think about Kamala Harris' historic victory uncomfortable
Linda Ellis, who took over the position of superintendent of the district last May, instead focused on creating the appearance of political neutrality. "As part of our routine work earlier this year, the staff received a message that it is important that we remain politically neutral while we teach," she said on Thursday in a letter CBS DFW received. “I think we can all agree on that. The conflict arose when we added an image to the daily message that some staff members interpreted as political. “She explained that the picture was" meant to mark a day of history, "and the administrator even tried a bizarre kind of apology for her apology.
"The next day's apology shouldn't spoil the story or the picture, but rather apologize for the impression some might have that headquarters staff took the picture and did not adhere to political neutrality," she said in a statement to CBS DFW receive.
Basically, we shouldn't celebrate HISTORICAL MOMENTS if it offends a group of people. If the first woman was vp republican and white would there be a problem ???
– Ms. CEJ (@Taeshon) January 24, 2021
Social media users were obviously not happy with the district's position. A “violation of political neutrality? SERIOUS? "Twitter user Lee Ferguson asked in a tweet Sunday." These women are celebrating the uplifting of a woman who looks like them and many of their students by wearing shoes and jewelry, and you will silence her by watching her Remove photo? ”Ferguson added.
Faneeza Mohamed, an educator and writer, tweeted on Sunday, "People are really into their feelings for # Chucksandpearls2021. They can't celebrate that a # woman holds the second highest office in the nation. Is it because she is a #? " Democrat or a #woman of color? #KamalaHarris "