Mississippi State Auditor Shad White proposed cutting funding for "garbage fields" like African American Studies and Women's Studies.

The state has a strict anti-critical race theory law.


Truly, this new level of legislative zeal in rewriting history is astonishing.

Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis and the Florida Board of Education approved new standards that teach slaves benefited from slavery.

Florida’s newly approved curriculum for teaching Black history whitewashes slavery, critics said after officials adopted the studies program.

The state has rejected the AP African American Studies course.


W.E.B. Du Bois should serve as a reminder about the importance of Black History Month and what is at stake in current conversations about African American studies.


African American Studies is not just Black history and racism is not a relic of the past.


In the class, students explore how Black social movements have contributed to empowerment within the African-American community.