Teacher Accuses 6-Year-Old With Down Syndrome of Terrorism, Calls Cops
(TMU) — A young Muslim child with Down syndrome was recently reported to police by a substitute teacher at CJ Harris Elementary School in Pearland, Texas because the teacher suspected that the boy might be a terrorist. The teacher claims that the 6-year-old boy said “Allah” and“boom” multiple times throughout the class, but the boy’s father, Maher Suleiman, said that his child cannot speak, so the accusations against him are ridiculous and impossible.
Even if the child did utter those two words, there is nothing threatening about them at all. Would the words “god” and “boom” ever elicit this type of response if they were not spoken by a child with brown skin and a Muslim name?
While the police quickly dropped the case, Child Protective Services is now investigating the family, turning their lives upside down.
The family contacted local activist Quanell X for help with their case.
“When the father first reached out to me, I