Juneteenth: Teaching Outside the Textbook

Juneteenth — June 19th, also known as Emancipation Day — is one of the commemorations of people seizing their freedom from slavery in the United States. Yet, if the right wing has its way, it will be illegal to teach students about Juneteenth.
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Educators Pledge to Teach the Truth: Memphis, Tennessee

As a part of a national day of action, Tennessee educators will gather in downtown Memphis for a solidarity walk to highlight historical markers that describe events in Memphis history that teachers would be forced to lie or omit facts about in order to ensure compliance with the new law.
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