Critical race theory

Joe Biden speaking to a crowd in the White House.

‘Hate will not prevail in America’: Biden marks 60 years since March on Washington

BY: - August 28, 2023

The U.S. still hasn’t met the goals of the Civil Rights Movement, President Joe Biden said Monday, the 60th anniversary of one of the movement’s most iconic events. Six decades to the day after the 1963 March on Washington, where Martin Luther King Jr. delivered his “I Have a Dream” speech, Biden urged Americans not […]

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 […]

A blue, pink and white flag representing the transgender community.

U.S. House GOP preps for debates on parents’ rights, school vouchers and transgender athletes

BY: - February 9, 2023

WASHINGTON — U.S. House Republicans laid the groundwork for some top legislative priorities during a Wednesday hearing that examined public funding for charter schools and voucher programs, as well as increasing parents’ oversight of school curriculum.  The Republican chair of the Education and the Workforce Committee, North Carolina Rep. Virginia Foxx, provided a forum for […]