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1/ MUST READ: here's the playbook for student #ethnicstudies indoctrination, quoted straight from federally-funded CA teacher training. Guillermo Gomez is a CA prof and HS teacher. Read, RT, & follow the thread to ACT NOW! @GavinNewsom @JenSiebelNewsom…
2/ First, Gomez tells #ethnicstudies teachers to get students to join in and commit to something they don't yet fully understand. @NoahPollak @SwipeWright
3/ Next, Gomez tells #ethnicstudies teachers to break down their students' individual identities and replace them with a new group one.
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Media Check-in with State Superintendent @TonyThurmond:…
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It is clear some people are not aware of some core concepts many scholars in fields like #EthnicStudies, #CriticalRaceTheory, #QueerStudies, or #MulticulturalPsychology have been writing about for DECADES. So, here are some graphics I hope are helpful in your learning processes. White supremacy in America isn't radical; it's our societal By ‘white supremacy’ I do not mean to allude only to the
Some key takeaways:
1) White supremacy is a system that our country is founded upon. The US was established on stolen indigenous lands, and the country’s various structures were built from/by/through the labor of people who were enslaved and violently forced to do so. In our society, Whiteness is a default standard; the backgroWhen we adopt racial blind beliefs, they actually don’t he“White supremacy is not only, nor indeed primarily, associ
2) The Model Minority Myth was created (& has been perpetuated) to pit racial/ethnic minority groups against each other. It is also a Myth many Asian Americans internalize to be the truth- not recognizing that it is actually harmful to large subsets of the pan-ethnic community. The model minority myth is a racist construction intended toOne negative aspect of the model minority myth is that it ca
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Dr. Grace Yeh speaks about the importance of knowing our histories as #AsianAmericans, but also the necessity of responsibility & care for other communities of color & indigenous peoples. #Ethnicstudies
I also love learning about Dr. Yeh and her work, like the "Filipino Love Stories" project to highlight immigrant lives on the central coast:…
Dr. Yeh talks about the history of #AsianAmerican studies, of ethnic studies, highlighting the solidarity in the early movement & work of the TWLF, their demands & that #ethnicstudies wasn't just about diversity & multiculturalism but power & empire
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They’ve been targeting Mexicans. Whole states have banned our books and classes in the last decade! “The banned books by mainly Chicano/Latino authors including author @Urrealism , came from a larger attack targeting the Mexican American Studies Program in TUSD...”
“This targeting of Mexican American Studies in TUSD led to the approval of the 2010 State of Arizona S.B. 2281 which outlawed classes or courses that:”
“(1) promote the overthrow of the United States government; (2) promote resentment toward a race or class of people; (3) are designed primarily for pupils of a particular ethnic group or (4) advocate ethnic solidarity instead of the treatment of pupils as individuals.”
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