Mom Outraged After Teacher Tells Child Not To Use God For Assignment

Originally posted on Black America Web:

Erica Shead is reportedly furious at a Lucy Elementary teacher, because she reportedly informed Shead’s 10-year-oldthat she could not name God as an idol for an assignment, according to the WREG-TV.

After Shead’s daughter, Erin, who attends Lucy Elementary in Memphis, Tenn., reportedly selected God as her idol for her classroom assignment, an unnamed teacher reportedly told her to select another more appropriate idol.

The child ended up choosing the King of Pop Michael Jackson as a runner-up to God.

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The miffed Mom, who is Christian, took the matter in question up with the school’s principal and demanded answers for the way her daughter was treated by the teacher.  Shead told WREG-TV, “How can you tell this baby, that’s a Christian, what she can say and what she can’t say,” the Mom said.

Afterward, a school spokesperson met with Shead and versed her on what their district policy is with regards to bringing religion in…

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