Doreen Stratton

Opinion

Don’t Mess with Black History in Central Bucks School District

The Central Bucks School Board is dominated by six members whose recent policies have restricted preventative health, denied gender rights, banned books and suppressed freedom of speech. If you look at what’s happening across the country, I fear their next agenda is to remove Black History from our district’s curriculum.

Opinion

Reflecting on 1619 for Black History Month

As I write this, there are members within the Harrisburg legislature determined to pull the threads of Black History from Democracy’s Colorful Quilt of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion.

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Culture

The History of Juneteenth

Celebrations of Juneteenth which began in the South soon spread among other African American communities with parades, picnics and speeches.

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