Black Student Gets ‘Most Likely To Blend In With White People’ Award

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The same teacher who named a seventh-grader “most likely to become a terrorist” also handed out another equally offensive mock award to another student.

A young African-American student recently received the title of "Most Likely To Blend In With White People" by none other than her seventh grade teacher.

No, this is not a joke. What's more, the certificate was handed out by the same teacher who made headlines for presenting another student with the "Most Likely To Be A Terrorist" accolade.

Sydney Caeser received this award during a mock award ceremony in AVID, a college prep program, at Anthony Aguirre Junior High in Houston, Texas.

"For that child to either be called a terrorist or she's not black enough, basically now the students are taking that and that's her label for the rest of the school year," the child's mother Latonya Robinson told local news channel.

In another video posted by Lindsey Henry, a reporter at KRIV, showed the young girl flapping her certificate and explaining how she felt about the certificate.

"It made me feel really embarrassed about what other people were going to say," Caesar said. 

The principal of the junior high school apologized for the incident, calling it "insensitive" and "offensive."

Earlier, the school district also released a statement addressing the controversy.

“The Channelview Independent School District Administration would like to apologize for the insensitive and offensive fake mock awards that were given to students in a classroom,” the district said. “Channelview ISD would like to assure all students, parents and community members that these award statements and ideals are not representative of the district’s vision, mission and educational goals for our students."

The teacher has been suspended for the remainder of the semester, although Sydney's mother is looking for a harsher punishment for the teacher.

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