The State of Black History & Literature
The National Council for Social Studies wrote that, "The mainstream social studies curriculum, however, either largely ignored Black history or misrepresented the subject. Early renditions of history textbooks typically classified Black people as docile, uncivilized, and lazy.
Only a few states have Black History and Literature mandates in K-12 education, and the policies are limited in scope. The purpose of this site is to bring us one step closer to enriching the focus on Black History and Literature