School demonstrates that all Americans are important

GUEST OPInion /// Black History Month


Americans say we are Africans; Africans say we are Americans. So who am I?
Black history is American history, but the significant accomplishments of our nation’s African Americans are sometimes omitted from the curriculum, and we as black Americans are left with little sense of selfworth or belonging.
Only 2 percent of the students in the Oak Park Unified School District are black, and it can be a challenge to share the significance of Black History Month. The importance of celebrating national ...

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