NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – Calls are growing for the removal of a controversial school board member in Brooklyn.
“Hey, hey, hey, ho, ho, ho, Jackie Cody has to go,” protesters shouted.READ MORE: New York Weather: CBS2’s 10/28 Thursday Morning Forecast
Asian-American school board leaders gathered Tuesday night at the Community Education Council 22 meeting in Flatlands in the latest protest against Dr. Jackie Cody.
Cody has faced harsh criticism for referring to Asian Americans as quote “yellow folks” and “yellow children” in an online school forum in September.READ MORE: Heat Pull Away To Beat Nets
On Tuesday, she heard directly from those hurt by her words.
“You are no longer effective because you have lost all our trust,” Lindy Lam said.
Cody has apologized for her comments.MORE NEWS: FDNY Planning Big Anti-COVID Vaccine Mandate Demonstration For Thursday Morning Outside Gracie Mansion
When CBS2 spoke to her last week, she had no plans to resign.