Ron DeSantis claims he banned teaching Black history because it includes ‘indoctrination’ on ‘queer theory’

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Responding to backlash over Florida banning a high school advanced placement course on African American history, Republican Governor Ron DeSantis lashed out, saying part of the reason it was banned is it includes “indoctrination” on “queer theory.” Standing in a school classroom at a podium with a sign that reads, “Florida, the education state,” DeSantis defended the move to block the Black history class while not banning any others. Acknowledging that “in the state of Florida, our education standards not only don’t prevent but they require teaching Black history, all the important things as p…

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