A Florida Atlantic University teacher instructed their Intercultural Communications class to write Jesus name on a piece of paper, put it on the floor and then stomp on it. But one student felt this was very inappropriate, complained to the teacher’s supervisor and was told to not return to the class.
So now he feels he’s the one being punished for something that was completely inappropriate in the first place.
Watch the video:
(h/t: Todd Starnes)
UPDATE: Turns out the teacher in this case is a Democrat official for Palm Beach County (h/t: BizPac):
Deandre J. Poole, Ph.D. was born and raised in West Palm Beach, FL. In 1999, Dr. Poole graduated from Suncoast Community High School in Riviera Beach, FL. As a graduating senior, he was awarded the prestigious “Reach for Excellence” Pathfinder Award by the Palm Beach Post for outstanding academic achievement. He went on to complete his BA degree and MA degree in Communication from Florida Atlantic University (FAU), and his Doctor of Philosophy degree in Communication and Culture from Howard University.
Currently, Dr. Poole is a new junior faculty member in the School of Communication and Multimedia Studies at FAU. He teaches courses such as leadership and communication, organizational communication, nonverbal communication, and intercultural theory. Dr. Poole’s research program focuses on the role mediated messages play in shaping individual attitudes and beliefs concerning issues of justice and inequality, and examines how leaders, organizations and other influential authorities dominate and oppress marginalized groups of people. In 2009, Dr. Poole completed his doctoral dissertation entitled: The Historic Presidential Campaign of 2008: A Content Analysis of Selected News Magazines Portrayal of Senator Barack Obama as a Mythical Hero in His Bid for the Presidency of the United States. His research has been presented at state, regional, national and international conferences. Presently, he is authoring the book, Obamamania: The Rise of a Mythical Hero, to be published by the Edwin Mellon Press. He has been teaching at the university level for six years.
As a doctoral candidate, Dr. Poole was inducted into the Edward Alexander Bouchet Honor Society at Yale University for his academic achievements. Likewise, as a graduate student at Florida Atlantic University, he served as the Department of Communication’s representative to the American Democracy Project-South annual conference in Atlanta, GA. At this conference, he presented information regarding the challenges and successes regarding student engagement in American Democracy at FAU.
As a result of his interest in politics, he prides himself in being actively engaged in civic affairs. Currently, Dr. Poole serves as a precinct captain for Precinct 7021 in West Palm Beach, as a club officer for the Together We Stand Democratic Club, and a member of the West Palm Beach Democratic Club. His political activities involve community empowerment, and working with community leaders and elected officials to insure the needs of all people.
In April 2011, Dr. Poole was appointed to the position of Recording Secretary for the Palm Beach County Democratic Executive Committee. He is a member of Lighthouse Worship Center Church of God in Christ, Fort Lauderdale, FL, where he serves as a member of the usher board. Dr. Poole resides in West Palm Beach, FL.