Summary:

"The 7th grade English class is using a Kendi book for a unit and the KEY concepts in the syllabus include: racist ideas are embedded in the hypocritical founding fathers and US government; racist ideas, along with economic greed, are central to the formation of this nation, its laws, policies, and practices; meritocracy and the American Dream narrative are rooted in whiteness; racist ideas are entrenched in political campaigns and presidencies wage war on the Black community; racist ideas rooted in legislation shape the institution of education and its outcomes for Black children, while the nation’s leaders assert that color blindness is the solution for racism."

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Submitted: Oct 07, 2020