African American studies

Black history AP class rejected in Florida catches on

By CHEYANNE MUMPHREY and SHARON LURYE Associated Press BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - Compared with her other classes, high school senior Kahlila Bandele said a lesson this week spanning topics from Afro-Caribbean migration to jazz offered a welcome shift in…

Florida's rejection of Black history course stirs debate

By TERRY SPENCER and ANTHONY IZAGUIRRE Associated Press FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) - Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis reiterated the state's rejection of a proposed nationwide advanced African American studies course, saying it pushes a political agenda. At a Monday press…