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Six figures of enslaved people are rendered in brass. Three are men; two are women; one is a child. The men wear shirts and overalls; the women dresses and headscarves; the child a dress. Three men and a women are visibly chained to each other. In the foreground, a bearded white man wearing a fedora and holding a gun and a whip looks at the enslaved individuals.

Alabama lawmaker files bill requiring inclusive teaching of history

BY: - April 11, 2023

An Alabama senator filed a bill Wednesday that would require history and social studies to be fact-based and inclusive. The bill, SB 180, sponsored by Sen. Rodger Smitherman, D-Birmingham, requires that “social studies and history instruction shall be fact-based, historically accurate, and inclusive of the history and contributions of minority groups.” The legislation comes as […]