Florida Teacher Removed From Classroom Over White Nationalist Podcast

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Dayanna Volitich, 25, who was a middle school social studies teacher in Florida was removed from her classroom on Sunday for after being accused of hosting a secret white-nationalist podcast, and bragging about her beliefs in the classroom, according to authorities.

The Citrus County School District in northern Florida said it is investigating a Huffington Post report that stated, Dayanna Volitich had hosted the podcasts under the name “Tiana Dalichov. The district did not mention Volitich by name, but it said it became aware of “a concerning podcast” on Friday when it was contacted by a Huffington Post reporter, according to a statement released Sunday. The district said  the investigation was initiated immediately.

According to Huffington post, In her most recent podcast Volitich says that “science” has proven that certain races are smarter than others.

Volitich released a statement through her lawyer denying to be a white nationalist.

“None of the statements released about my being a white nationalist or white supremacist have any truth to them, nor are my political beliefs injected into my teaching or social studies curriculum,” Volitich said. “While operating under the Russian pseudonym ‘Tiana Dalichov’ on social media and the Unapologetic Podcast, I employed political satire and exaggeration, mainly to the end of attracting listeners and followers, and generating conversation about the content discussed between myself and guests.”