In this compelling episode, host Chelsi Glascoe sits down with Dr. Meeks to dissect recent developments in Florida where the curriculum is being reshaped to downplay and distort the ugly truths of America's oppressive past.
They delve deep into how these alterations not only affect the truth taught in classrooms but also work to perpetuate white supremacy. Courageously, they shine a light on the disturbing pattern of erasing the pain and stories of African Americans and other marginalized communities.
Wrapping up, Chelsi and Dr. Meeks introduce the Center for Racial Healings' powerful banned books campaign, "Brave Pages: Read. Resist. Repeat," a mission to combat this silencing and ensure that narratives of people of color are heard, read, and remembered.
Don't miss this crucial conversation on the battle for accurate historical representation and the ongoing efforts to amplify the silenced voices.