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.

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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.

Jackie Cody (Credit: CBS2)

Cody has faced harsh criticism for referring to Asian Americans as quote “yellow folks” and “yellow children” in an online school forum in September.

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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.

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When CBS2 spoke to her last week, she had no plans to resign.