Originally published November 27 2013
Portland public schools now consider peanut butter and jelly sandwiches to be 'racist'
by Jonathan Benson, staff writer
(NaturalNews) A Portland public school principal is on a crusade to eradicate what she sees as racism and "white privilege" lurking around every corner, and in the process has come to the deranged conclusion that peanut butter and jelly sandwiches somehow fall into these categories. Verenice Gutierrez, principal of Harvey Scott K-8 School in Northeast Portland's Cully neighborhood, told her students that PB&J is a racist concept hatched by privileged whites, as are any references to the food, which could be perceived as discriminatory, because it is not necessarily eaten in other countries.
"What about Somali or Hispanic students, who might not eat sandwiches?" Gutierrez is reported as saying to her students as part of an indoctrination program known as "Courageous Conversations." "Another way would be to say: 'Americans eat peanut butter and jelly, do you have anything like that?' Let them tell you. Maybe they eat torta. Or pita."
A native of El Paso, Texas, Gutierrez clearly has an obsession with racism and says that she is doing whatever she can to stamp it out of her students, at least those who are white. Blind to her own unabashed racism, which is the real irony in this story, Gutierrez has decided to accomplish this goal by nitpicking and dissecting every aspect of American culture that she finds offensive and teaching her students to think and speak in the ways that she finds acceptable.
"Through intensive staff trainings, frequent staff meetings, classroom observations and other initiatives, the premise is that if educators can understand their own 'white privilege,' then they can change their teaching practices to boost minority students' performance," explains the Portland Tribune about Gutierrez's "Courageous Conversations" program, which has been implemented throughout Portland.
In Gutierrez's mind, racism against whites means fighting racism In other words, anyone of European descent, no matter what country they come from or to what socioeconomic class they belong, is considered to possess this unique mystery privilege, based on their particular skin color. Such nonsense has no basis in reality, of course, but is rather a product of Gutierrez's own mind, which is evidently consumed by thoughts of animosity towards all things "white," whatever that even means.
But Gutierrez' racist agenda against people with white skin has not been welcomed by everyone, including many parents who expressed outrage about a drum corps she helped start at the Scott School for "boys of color." The program was designed specifically for black and Latino boys only and deliberately excluded all white boys, as well as girls of all colors.
One parent decried the shamelessly racist class, which is offered once a week during lunchtime, as "blatant discrimination," noting that it is equally discriminative of "women, Asians, whites and Native Americans."
"This 'club' was approved by the administration, and any girls who complained were brushed off and it was not addressed," wrote the parent anonymously.
But Gutierrez disagrees. And thanks to her "minority privilege," which is uniquely protected by America's new cultural acceptance of political correctness at the expense of whites, she continues to get away with instilling racism into her students on the taxpayer dime, so long as this racism is directed against whites.
"Gutierrez is an evil, duplicitous woman," wrote one Portland Tribune commenter. "Excluding whites from the drum corps is racist. Talking about torta and pita while excluding PB&J is racist ... She needs to check her Mestizo privilege at being able to say these stupid, evil things without being terminated from her job."
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