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Commentary: We must stop ‘shadow banning’ Black culture

Every February a new cultural controversy pops up to show us why Black History Month is needed. A hot-button topic this year has been Gov. Ron DeSantis’s threat to ban the African American Advanced Placement (A.P.) curriculum from Florida classrooms after state education officials there said it violates a state law that regulates how race is discussed in public schools.

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North Carolina schools must teach students the full story of Black history

In 1787, a deal was struck whereby enslaved Africans in America would be counted as three-fifths of a person for purposes of a ...
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Black history matters!

For the past month, there has been much said about the current racial climate in America. The eyes of the world are focused on the plight of Black people in the good ol’ US of A. Everybody from politicians to professional athletes are putting their two cents into the discussion about how African Americans can achieve equality in this country. But what about those who are educating our future leaders?

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