FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. - The School Board of Broward County votes to suspend a teacher accused of calling a student "dark chocolate, the kind that nobody wants."
The board voted unanimously to suspend Leslie Rainer five days without pay.
According to an administrative complaint, the Blanche Ely High School teacher pointed in a Haitian student's face and said, "Look, little chocolate boy."
Rainer also told the student that he "was dark chocolate, the kind that nobody wants," and told the student to "shut up."
The student recorded Rainer on video pointing the pointer at him and making the statement, "You got one time, chocolate," before his classmates erupted in laughter.
Rainer said she was referring to actual pieces of chocolate on her desk that she hands out as treats during class...
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