The Bellevue Community College math instructor who wrote a racially insensitive math question came forward during an emotional campus meeting Wednesday, apologizing for what he termed an “egregious mistake.”
“Though I never intended insult, I am judged for what I should have known. Educators are held to a higher standard,” said Peter Ratener, who has taught at BCC for more than 25 years.
The guy thought a watermelon joke would be OK if he mocked a black Republican? Blacks were not amused.