Roll call of States "At Risk for Racism Rearing its Ugly Head"
An Independent Study Masterclass for POC considering homeschooling as self-preservation and or in self-defense in the 21st Century in the USA
( EDITOR'S NOTE: This is a work in progress. If your state is listed as "Bill passed and signed into law"*, your reading and note-taking must include your specific state legislation and a deep dive into its writers and sponsors)
Roll call of States "At Risk for Racism Rearing its Ugly Head" ( 44% of the USA)
What does it mean to be "at risk"? List all positive attributes first. Avoid unverifiable and or undocumented stereotypes and or old tropes no longer verifiable.
1.)Home of smart homo sapiens with mastery of American English and specializing in legal jargon.
2.) Majority not cognitively impaired; very smart, genius level cognitive abilities
Questions demanding answers in order to validate/ support an AT-RISK FOR RACISM status:
What are their per capita rates of:
Catholic clergy abuse
Headquarters of known neo-nazi orgs.?
Economically segregated school districts?
Medical malpractice convictions?
Family political dynasties?
Civil war re- enactor groups?
State-run liquor stores?
Fox Media fans?
Who is funding what in these states?
Who are the power players and brokers ( = pimps and media whores)?
Do their congressional delegations support the O.G. 6 trillion dollar BBB Legislative Agenda?
What are their COVID-19 STATS? Has their health data reporting been verified as accurate?
Where do they rank in literacy?
What is the state of their tap water, air, and severe weather?
How significant is their concentration of white male evangelical mega church leaders?
Do they embrace multilingualism?
Have they also passed:
Voter supression laws?
Have they gerrymandered legislative districts to give advantages to white voters only?
Are they opioid addiction hotspots?
Do they teach abstinence but ban sex education or simply not offer sex education?
Are they home to incels who are social media influencers?
Is tourism a significant part of their states' economy?
How do they treat LGBTQIA+ people?
AZBill introduced in legislature
ARBill introduced in legislature
IDBill passed and signed into law*
IABill passed and signed into law*
KYBill introduced in legislature
LABill introduced in legislature
MEBill introduced in legislature
MIBill introduced in legislature
MOBill introduced in legislature
NHBill introduced in legislature
NCBill introduced in legislature
OHBill introduced in legislature
OKBill passed and signed into law*
PABill introduced in legislature
RIBill introduced in legislature
SCBill introduced in legislature
SDBill introduced in legislature
TNBill passed and signed into law*
TXBill passed and signed into law*
UTBill introduced in legislature
WVBill introduced in legislature
WIBill introduced in legislature
N.B.- noto bene - Note Well:
All of these states chose to legislate against something never taught in pre-k through twelveth grade public school curriculums in the midst of a global health crisis/ pandemic and ongoing poverty, homelessness, and wage stagnation. Why?
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