Bill Encourages Schools To Teach About Racial Significance Of Obama’s Presidency

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(AP) — A bill that passed the Assembly with unanimous bipartisan support Thursday encourages California schools to teach students about the racial significance of Barack Obama’s presidency.

The Assembly approved AB1912 with a 71-0 vote and no debate or discussion. It now heads to the state Senate.

The bill by Assemblyman Chris Holden, D-Pasadena, asks state education officials to include Obama’s election in history and social studies standards laying out what students are expected to learn.

High school history students already learn about recent presidents. But Holden says lessons about Obama also should focus on what his election meant for racial equality and civil rights…

…The bill says the election was a “historic step in the effort towards equality in the United States” and that previous elections in the nation involved intimidation and physical violence that prevented millions of African-Americans from voting. It also commends Obama for his work as a community organizer who registered voters after he graduated from Harvard Law School…



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Related: Calif. lawmakers vote to put racial filter over history of Obama’s presidency

California lawmakers are already laying the foundation for how Barack Obama’s presidency will be taught in schools.

And the most important thing about it will be Obama’s skin color….






Update: Meanwhile, in “2016: Obama’s America,” Dinesh D’Souza was right.  BREAKING: On Human Rights, Obama Says Malaysia’s ‘Got Some Work To Do, JUST LIKE THE UNITED STATES‘ Video at The Right Scoop.





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