Hold Racist Harmony Political Science Academy (Austin, TX) Teacher Accountable

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On May 11, 2018, Ms. Wright - a history instructor of Harmony School of Political Science and Communication Academy in Austin, TX - told the daughter of Ms. Arlenda Lawson that she would "hang her upside down on a tree" and "take her down when she is no longer breathing."

The actions taken by the school, as of now, has ONLY been to allow Ms. Wright to send a written letter to apologize to the Lawson Family. Ms. Wright was also allowed to stay in her role as instructor, without any suspension and/or investigation, and attend other school events, such as graduation, that Ms. Lawson's Daughter also attended.

Being that the apart of Harmony's vision states, "Harmony prepares each student for higher education by providing a safe, caring and collaborative atmosphere," we believe the actions of this teacher heavily contradict what the school claims to value.

Ms. Lawson is currently in the process of filing the proper complaints to the school and district to ensure something is properly done to address the egregious remarks made by this history teacher to her child. 

We believe this petition can help expedite the quest for justice for Ms. Lawson's daughter and her family by raising awareness to as many people as possible.

 



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