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NBC News 13 Aug 2020

Mom's Homeschool Course On Black History Takes Off As Parents Grapple With Teaching Race

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After a summer of Black Live Matters protests, some parents have struggled to explain racial injustice to their children. Sheva Quinn, a homeschooling mom in Georgia, has started a free online class for them to have an honest conversation about police brutality and the origins of the movement.


++WARNING: GRAPHIC CONTENT++ A Black man who had run naked through the streets of a western New York city died of asphyxiation after a group of police officers put a hood over his head according to video and records released Wednesday. (Sept. 2)
President Donald Trump on Tuesday called an abrupt end to negotiations with Democrats over additional Covid-19 relief, delaying action until after the election despite ominous warnings from his own Federal Reserve chairman about the deteriorating conditions in the economy.
President Donald Trump on Tuesday called an abrupt end to negotiations with Democrats over additional Covid-19 relief, delaying action until after the election despite ominous warnings from his own Federal Reserve chairman about the deteriorating conditions in the economy.
America's national reckoning with systemic racism has touched nearly every industry, including publishing. For Black Americans of all ages, it can be still be difficult to find stories by Black authors featuring Black characters. This lack of Black storytelling led Dionne Sims to found Black Garnet Books, the only Black-owned bookstore in Minnesota. Sims tells Forbes her journey into entrepreneurship including the various steps she has taken along the way to turn her dream into a reality.

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