Students across the country as young as kindergarten-age are learning that “everybody gets to choose their own gender” and are receiving kid-friendly lessons on disrupting “Western nuclear family dynamics” as part of this week’s national Black Lives Matter at School Week of Action, “National Review” reported.
The activist-driven curriculum for the Week of Action, which kicked off Monday, is based on the 13 “Black Lives Matter Guiding Principles.” Those principles include a commitment to restorative justice, being transgender-affirming and queer-affirming, creating space for black families that is “free from patriarchal practices” and “the disruption of Western nuclear family dynamics and a return to the ‘collective village’ that takes care of each other.”
To view the curriculum click here: BLM-2022-Toolkit
Black Lives Matter at School offers kid-friendly versions of the 13 principles designed for elementary and middle-school students. The Week of Action also includes a list of four national demands: end zero-tolerance discipline policies; mandate black history and ethnic studies; hire more black teachers; and fund counselors, not cops, according to a “starter kit” on the Black Lives Matter at School website.
School and school districts across the country are participating, including schools in Colorado, Georgia, Illinois, Kentucky, Massachusetts, New York, Pennsylvania, Vermont, Washington and Wisconsin, according to a list compiled by Parents Defending Education, a nonprofit that fights classroom indoctrination and activist-
Black Lives Matter at School is endorsed by the National Education Association, and teachers unions in Seattle, Chicago, New York City and Maryland, where the Montgomery County Education Association has urged members to pledge their support for the BLM at School principles.
The Black Lives Matter at School movement started in Seattle in October 2016 when thousands of educators, along with hundreds of families and students, came to school wearing BLM shirts, according to the BLM at School organization. The first nationally-organized week of action occurred in February 2018.
–Alan Goforth | Metro Voice