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FEATURING JESSE HOLLAND - Florida Governor Ron DeSantis is waging a war on history. In 2021 and 2022, DeSantis championed the so-called “Stop WOKE Act,” to undermine “woke indoctrination” and a “Marxist-inspired curriculum” in schools. Now, the Florida Board of Education this summer released new standards for teaching history in middle schools that whitewash slavery and uplift white supremacist patriarchy. Florida students will potentially be exposed to instruction that claims, “slaves developed skills which, in some instances, could be applied for their personal benefit.” Further, the state has approved videos made by the ultra conservative Christian fundamentalist outlet PragerU.

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