The San Francisco Board of Education voted to conceal, but not destroy, a series of Depression-era school murals that some considered offensive to Native Americans and African-Americans
People are honoring Native American and African American veterans, whose contributions are often forgotten. Native Americans still face obstacles accessing veteran benefits. African Americans had to fight for equal rights at home while serving in WWII. #VeteransDay18
We are spending $80 billion a year to lock up 2.2 million people, disproportionately African Americans, Latinos and Native Americans. We need real, comprehensive criminal justice reform. We must invest in jobs and education, not more jails and incarceration.
No. We are NOT all immigrants. We must not erase Native Americans and African Americans imported to the U.S. as slaves. We must stop simplifying our history. We must face it. Fully. .
The Laura Ingalls Wilder Medal, a significant achievement award in children’s literature, will be renamed because of the author’s "stereotypical attitudes" toward Native Americans and African Americans.