Fresno County educator called out for racially-charged post on social media


FRESNO, Calif. (KSEE/KGPE) — A Fresno County educator is being called out for a racially-charged post on social media.

Shannon Ables-flack is an agricultural science teacher at Golden Plains Unified School District.

Ables-flack is now being criticized for a Facebook post where she claims she is tired of hearing about Black Lives Matter.

“Tired of Black this… black that … why don’t they stop acting like expletives and working like responsible citizens and maybe they will be respected like everyone else. I’m tired of hearing about black lives matters … I’ve over it.”

Shannon Ables-flack

The district released a statement on the situation.

“We are aware of comments made by a Golden Plains Unified employee on their personal Facebook account. Those comments do not represent the views and mission of Golden Plains Unified School District.”

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