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Top Pennsylvania school officials accused of racist texts: All blacks’ ‘last name is Ni**er! (colorful vocab)

Posted by on Sep. 25, 2013 at 12:09 AM
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Two former high-ranking officials in one Pennsylvania school district are facing a criminal investigation over shocking racist and sexists text messages that were found on their work cell phones, authorities confirmed on Sunday.

In a statement to the Philadelphia Inquirer, Chester County District Attorney Thomas Hogan said that his office launched the probe after it received a transcript of the texts from district personnel.

An investigation by the Daily Local News found that the cell phone accounts were linked to former Coatesville Area School Superintendent Richard Como and former Director of Athletics and Activities Jim Donato. Both men had unexpectedly resigned during the first week of school in late August.


A timeline of events from the Daily Local Newsshowed that the text messages were sent in June and a copy was provided to the school board in August after being discovered by the district’s IT department.

According to the paper, “the school board was made aware of the text messages and was prepared to allow Como and Donato to remain in their positions until the transcripts were leaked to the Chester County District Attorney’s Office, prompting a criminal investigation.”

In a transcript of the text messages obtained by Daily Local News, one of the men suggests that all African-Americans should have the N-word for their last name.

“All should have whatever first names they want… then last name is N*GGER!” he wrote. “Leroy N*gger, Preacher N*gger, Night train n*gger, clarence n*gger, Latoya n*gger, Thelma n*gger and so on.”

“Hahahahahahahahhahahahaha could have a whole homeromms of N*gger!” another message said. “Hahahahahahaha! Will N*gger report to office, pardon the interruption but will N*gger report to nurses office. N*gger to lunch now!”

One message complained that there was “no f*cking way that ape banged that white piece? WTF is going on with these white pieces taking n*gger cock! Me no understand!”


The men also apparently used their work phones to have a long, racist and sexist conversation about the Miss USA pageant.

“OMg! N*gger OUT!” one man wrote when as an African-American contestant was voted off. “WTF SKINNY B*TCH. Give good head! Trumped!”

Other texts contained slurs about Jews and Arabs.

On Sunday, about 80 people had gathered at the historic Bethel A.M.E. Church for the 75th anniversary celebration of the local NAACP chapter on the same day that news of the investigation broke.

Chester County Commissioner Ryan Costello told the group that the incident was “not a reflection of our character.”

Watch this video from WPVI, broadcast Sept. 23, 2013.

by on Sep. 25, 2013 at 12:09 AM
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LauraKW
by "Dude!" on Sep. 25, 2013 at 12:12 AM
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Holy shit. I'm speechless.
mommajen32
by Platinum Member on Sep. 25, 2013 at 12:30 AM

Holy smokes ...how old are they? Looks like teenage banter. I was expecting their comments to say that some kids hacked their phones ..smh.... and these are the people responsible for decision-making, funding, bussing, programs in a district with a very large population of black students. 

Hmmm.... but institutional racism doesn't exist. I'm sure they check it at the office door. 

kailu1835
by Ruby Member on Sep. 25, 2013 at 12:32 AM
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This is not institutional racism. It is individual racism. And rather disgusting displays. I cannot believe there isn't a better vetting process to weed out the utter morons.

Quoting mommajen32:

Holy smokes ...how old are they? Looks like teenage banter. I was expecting their comments to say that some kids hacked their phones ..smh.... and these are the people responsible for decision-making, funding, bussing, programs in a district with a very large population of black students. 

Hmmm.... but institutional racism doesn't exist. I'm sure they check it at the office door. 

Mommabearbergh
by on Sep. 25, 2013 at 12:37 AM
let me say umm wtf
Dumbass it was a work phone don't they know people check those and these are the people we are supposed to trust with kids. Hell that would make me question if they even treated minority kids fairly.
Goodwoman614
by Satan on Sep. 25, 2013 at 1:04 AM
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And their female counterparts exist, too. As we well know around ar group here.

On another note: check them out, how? Ask them to volunteer "yes" to "are you a racist" at interview? Hand over their cells for n-word check? 


Goodwoman614
by Satan on Sep. 25, 2013 at 1:05 AM

*our 

;)

famiglia_bella
by on Sep. 25, 2013 at 1:21 AM

This is all I could muster as well....


Quoting LauraKW:

Holy shit. I'm speechless.



momtimesx4
by Gold Member on Sep. 25, 2013 at 1:21 AM



Quoting Goodwoman614:

And their female counterparts exist, too. As we well know around ar group here.

On another note: check them out, how? Ask them to volunteer "yes" to "are you a racist" at interview? Hand over their cells for n-word check? 



Via the thought police, of course!

DestinyHLewis
by Destiny on Sep. 25, 2013 at 1:21 AM

Wow. Just wow. 

mommajen32
by Platinum Member on Sep. 25, 2013 at 5:44 AM
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Quoting kailu1835:

This is not institutional racism. It is individual racism. And rather disgusting displays. I cannot believe there isn't a better vetting process to weed out the utter morons.

Quoting mommajen32:

Holy smokes ...how old are they? Looks like teenage banter. I was expecting their comments to say that some kids hacked their phones ..smh.... and these are the people responsible for decision-making, funding, bussing, programs in a district with a very large population of black students. 

Hmmm.... but institutional racism doesn't exist. I'm sure they check it at the office door. 

Yes, this is how institutional racism happens. Who do you think perpetuates institutional racism? Individuals who are judges, superintendents, policy makers, teachers, etc... i.e. persons in power. 

So when said Supers are at the BOE meetings and there's a discussion about funding for a black school/program, etc... I'm sure they are completely fair with their opinions, it's not wasting money on niggers ... ya know I think they're pretty convinced niggers are pretty good at learnin. 

I've told this story before, I was pitching a math program for an after-school learning center in a black area of pittsburgh at a Rotary Club meeting. I had a Superintendent come to me afterward, challenging me b/c I should know "blacks can't learn math and science because they are right brained." He continued with "it's a waste of money." Institutions do not make their own policies...they are made of people. Would you like to be a math teacher interviewing for a position with him? ...I argued with him, my sister happens to be a biologist, he said there are a handful of "exceptions." I reported the incident to my boss, a former superintendent, he said, "Jen, this is more common than you think"...he didn't blink and it didn't surprise him (old Italian man and a Ph.D) That's why my former boss founded the organization he did because he saw it from the 1960s to current. 

This is a report of one particular conversation but one has to look a bit broader, these men are in a position of power that make educational policy decisions. When they were teachers would you want to be a ni**er in their classroom? How do you think those students were treated? You have to think beyond your nose. And yes, individuals with racist views do create what is known as institutional racism. 

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