Roosevelt High School 12th grade government teacher Aldo Parral uses the News Literacy Project's materials to teach his students about how to read the news and sniff out what's true and whats not in Los Angeles on September 15, 2022.
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That's all being "woke" really means. I'm not sure what's so controversial about that.
“I advise everybody, be a little careful when they go along through there – best stay woke, keep their eyes open.” –Lead Belly“Scottsboro Boys”
How can you understand a problem if you are not allowed to name it?
How can you fight injustice if you are forbidden from learning its history and connection to the present moment?
These questions are at the heart of a well-financed war against a simple term – woke-ness.
Since the summer of 2020, oligarchs and their tools in the United States have been waging a disinformation campaign against that term – especially as it pertains to our schools.
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