Black Athletic Director Arrested, Accused of Faking Racist Audio of White Principal

By Mike Fishmore | May 3, 2024

Manipulated AI

Artificial intelligence is increasingly integrated into daily life, often without our knowledge, and is causing disruptions in ways previously unimaginable. 

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A recent incident at a Baltimore County school exemplifies this, where the athletic director allegedly manipulated AI to fabricate a racist conversation involving the principal. The incident rattled Pikesville High School, as an audio clip circulated, seemingly depicting Principal Eric Eiswert conversing with a woman named Kathy, believed to be Vice Principal Kathy Albert.

Local community

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According to The Baltimore Sun, the clip captures Eiswert expressing frustration about having to "put up" with "ungrateful black kids who can't test their way out of a paper bag." The local community reacted strongly against the principal for the incriminating remarks. Eiswert was dismissed from his position, and faced online threats that necessitated police protection at his residence.