The College Board updated its APAfrican American studies curriculum, removing the Black queer experience and making instruction on the Black Lives Matter movement optional.
Flashback: The College Board earlier this year excluded concepts from the curriculum that were in the pilot run of the class. Axios, by April Rubin, Wednesday, December 6, 2023.
Authors Of George Floyd Book Say They Were Told Not To Discuss Systemic Racism.
Is it possible to talk about George Floyd's life, murder at the hands of the police, and the activism his death sparked without talking about systemic racism?
The two co-authors, Robert Samuels and Toluse Olorunnipa, of the award-winning book, "His Name Is George Floyd," were excited about the speaking engagement at a Tennessee School. But they were stunned after allegedly being told that they were prohibited from speaking about systemic racism during the event. ESSENCE, BY RAYNA REID RAYFORD · UPDATED NOVEMBER 15, 2023