Florida does not teach students that slavery was good

Posted on AllSides July 21st, 2023
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Gov. Ron DeSantis (R-FL) has done a lot to scale back the Left’s outsize influence over education. To rile up resistance, activists, politicians, and the media have spread almost every falsehood imaginable about what his anti-woke education policies actually do.

Those same forces have mobilized against Florida’s new standards for history courses, which they accuse of “whitewashing” the truth about slavery and racism. It’s hard to keep up with the deluge of flat-out lies they are relying on.

Critics claim the curriculum portrays slavery as “beneficial” to black people. The word “beneficial,” however, does not appear anywhere in the document...

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