Chicago Teachers Union deletes tweet blaming sexist, racism, misogyny for “the push to reopen schools” after backlash

The Chicago Teacher Union deleted a tweet that was the subject of much mockery on Twitter.

The tweet claimed “The push to reopen schools is rooted in sexism, racism and misogyny.”

Here is a screenshot of the tweet before it was deleted.

In a tweet that appeared to reference their mocked tweet, the Chicago Teacher’s Union wrote:

Fair enough. Complex issue. Requires nuance. And much more discussion. More important, the people the decision affects deserve more. So we’ll continue give them that.

Appreciate the feedback of those truly in the struggle.

Here is some of the backlash the Chicago Teacher’s Union received.