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Chicago leaders call for Illinois to abolish history class until a less 'racist' curriculum is formed

Added 08-03-20 07:11:02pm EST - “Local leaders in the? Chicago? area lobbied to do away with history classes in the surrounding? schools? on Sunday until a? less "racist" curriculum can be formed, that doesn't promote "white privilege."?” - Foxnews.com

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The Chicago teacher's union has demanded remote learning for all students and teachers, free computers and internet access. Fox Business' Grady Trimble reports from Chicago.

Local leaders in the Chicago area lobbied to scrap history class in the surrounding schools on Sunday until a less "racist" curriculum can be formed, that doesn't promote "white privilege."

During a news conference in the suburb of Evanston, State Rep. LaShawn K. Ford, a Democrat, argued for a complete overhaul of textbooks and lesson plans in an effort to be more inclusive toward minorities and women, NBC 5 in Chicago reported.

Prior to the event, his staff reportedly distributed a press release to those in attendance outlining his agenda.

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