The Florida Atlantic University instructor who asked students in an intercultural communications class to write “Jesus” on a piece of paper and step on it says he’s a “very religious” Christian who has been unjustly attacked and threatened for simply doing his job.
“No teacher at any level should feel or experience what I have been subjected to these past few weeks,” instructor Deandre Poole said in a written statement Monday. “We can have a healthy debate about the merits of this assignment, but attacks on my character and threats of bodily harm have no place in this dialogue.”
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