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Florida Teacher: Kamala Harris 'Using Black Folks as a Political Tool' in Attack on Black History Curriculum
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Florida Teacher: Kamala Harris 'Using Black Folks as a Political Tool' in Attack on Black History Curriculum

The Adrienne Ross Show

Florida teacher Kiya Cordeau joins me to talk about Vice President Kamala Harris's criticism of the state's new black history standards, particularly a portion stating that "instruction includes how slaves developed skills which, in some instances, could be applied for their personal benefit." Cordeau calls the vice president's response yet another exercise in "using black people as a political tool." We also delve into the vice president's accusation that students in Florida are not being fully educated and claims by some that Gov. Ron DeSantis and the workgroup responsible for the curriculum are "pro-slavery." Additionally, we look into Harris's response to DeSantis's invitation to sit and talk about it—and more.

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