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A Forgotten History: Why Doesn’t My School Place a Greater Emphasis on Black History Month?

Even though February was Black History Month, Bakersfield’s Ja’Nell Gore continually notices how the narrative surrounding black history and accomplishments is weak and often incomplete. She wants a comprehensive adoption of black history into schools’ curriculums, ones that don’t just focus on slavery and Martin Luther King Jr. “Schools constantly nag students about the importance of knowing our history, yet they seem to put a dome over the history of African Americans.” Read more at South Kern Sol.

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This entry was posted on March 15, 2018 by in Print, South Kern Sol and tagged .

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