Here’s what’s in the AP African American Studies course rejected by Florida


For months, the Florida Department of Education. and the College Board have been at loggerheads over the introduction of a proposed. Advanced Placement African American studies course for high school students.

The state finally announced last week that it was rejecting the course.

citing six areas of concern and the work of Kimberley W. Crenshaw, Bell Hooks. Angela Davis and other black writers.

Republican Gov. Ron DeSantis and Education Commissioner Manny Diaz Jr. discussed. the issue for the first time at a news conference Monday.  mandated by the state).

DeSantis’ critics, including the White House.

Issues of concern (others are Intersexuality, Movement for Black Lives. Black Feminist Literary Studies Thought. The Reparations Movement, and Black Struggle in the 21st Century).

In a statement last week, the College Board.

said the course is “going through a rigorous, multi-year pilot phase. Gathering feedback from faculty, students, scholars and policymakers.”

The Florida Standard, a conservative outlet, published the first curriculum. It was also shared with todaystrend News by a source in Florida.

Read through the Florida Rejected Curriculum below. Names of those involved in its creation have been removed.

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