An Ohio teacher has been suspended after publishing an angry, slur-filled post on Facebook, berating Halloween trick-or-treaters from the "ghetto."
It was more than a lack of Halloween spirit that got Akron, Ohio teacher David Spondike spirited out of the hallways of the high school where he taught music. The Beacon Journal reported the 51-year-old teacher at Firestone High School was suspended with pay after posting angrily about black tricker-treaters coming to his door, reportedly in response to an incident with a teenager he saw trick-or-treating over the weekend.
The newspaper quoted his post, which he has since deleted, with the offensive language edited:
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I don’t mind if you come from the ghetto to trick or treat. But when you whip out your teeny [genitalia] and [urinate] on the telephone pole in front of my front yard and a bunch of preschoolers and toddlers, you can take your [N-word] ass back where it came