A middle school teacher in DeKalb County, Georgia has been suspended after clearly not thinking through an assignment he gave to his students. The unnamed teacher employed the use of Kodak Black lyrics with his sixth-grade class, which naturally angered parents who were shocked by the decision.
A middle school teacher is out of the classroom after a controversial assignment for kids, including rap lyrics with racial slurs.
Channel 2’s Carl Willis talked to a child and her mother Tuesday night who said she just had to act.
The Wright family told Willis that their child’s lessons are an important part of her education as they guide their youngest child, Kalani, through her transition into middle school.
But mother, Crishana Wright, said one assignment that came home had no place in the classroom.
“It was really against everything I try to teach them, you know?” Wright told Willis.
The lyrics in question are from A Boogie With Tha Hoodie’s buzzing single “Drowning” which features Kodak Black, featuring lines such as, “Just bought a brand new chain from Avianne/N*gga with attitude but I ain’t from Compton/Lil Kodak b*tch I’m Polo’d down like Carlton/Sniper Gang I put a n*gga on a carton.”
The music teacher hoped to use the lyrics for “Drowning” and have the class turn them into something positive. It was an ambitious and perhaps a worthy goal but definitely not appropriate for children.
The teacher has been removed from his duties and options are apparently being evaluated to move forward. The teacher has since apologized for his actions as well.
Photo: Instagram/Kodak Black