Brea Persley, 13, says that her science teacher told her to “sit your nappy-headed self down” in front of the whole class last week at Inglewood‘s Century Academy of Excellence, KTLA-TV in Los Angeles reports.
The teen’s teacher, Kelly Dempsey, called Brea’s family and apologized for the comment.
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“Just to let you know. That’s just not me and it was not intentioned in a bad way and I know it came out wrong,” Dempsey said in a voice mail to the teen’s parents.
But the mom, Shronda Williams, says the principal was less than apologetic.