College Board Caves To DeSantis On Black Studies

The Hill reports:

The College Board is facing heated criticism for its revisions to an Advanced Placement (AP) African American studies program after Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis (R) said the course “lacked educational value” and would not go forward in his state’s schools.

A new framework released Wednesday noticeably removed Black queer studies from its coursework, along with Black writers and scholars associated with critical race theory.

Prominent LGBTQ+ Black figures include Bayard Rustin, who, as a key adviser to Martin Luther King Jr., helped organize the March on Washington; renowned author and essayist James Baldwin, known for novels including “Another Country” and “Giovanni’s Room.”

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