2020 has been a year of many forms of chaos. It has brought to our attention more than ever, our vulnerabilities as a society. Racism has been an issue for more than 300 years in America alone. Most people are unaware that racism takes place everyday, even when it doesn’t make national headlines. It is hard to make effective change on such a difficult subject, when people only unite when these situations are publicized. How can we make long term change when there isn’t an everyday fight. We are trying to bring everyone back to foundation of how we got here, how it effects our experiences in society, and how we experience ourself. Not just for one race, but for all minorities.
Our solution has been in our face the whole time. We have to reach the ones that actually effect our future: our children. Children spend the majority of their time in the school system. That’s where they are supposed to obtain the information needed to be an informed and knowledgeable individual in society. Communication, expectations, and hate all start at home. Unfortunately, we have reached a point where it has become apparent that is too late to re-educate certain individuals. It is time that we consider a new tactic. We need to educate our children on race, racism, its history, its effect, and its origin. Integrating a mandatory history coarse for grades K-12 to educate our youth on these topics is vital to obtain awareness and understanding of each other’s experiences.
We are looking for support from all communities to draft a bill to bring to the School Board of Education. This bill will layout a comprehensive curriculum that encompasses:
- The history of racism as seen through out the United States.
- The history of racism as seen across the world.
- The effect that racism has had on the economy.
- How racism has integrated into society.
- How to be informed and respectful of another culture.
- How to use our history to support our future as a society.
- What racism is, how to understand it, and how to maintain awareness of it.
We need to get this bill to the house of Congress.
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