Oscar-nominated singer and actress Andra Day declared that American school textbooks are designed to preserve “white supremacy,” and allegedly downplay or hide any accomplishments of black historical figures.
She said during an interview with liberal culture critic Roxane Gay, “We didn’t know because textbooks are designed to continue white supremacy, right? In schools and colleges. I didn’t know about [the women of] Hidden Figures because we weren’t supposed to know."
“Billie Holiday was a threat to a system of racial inequality. So we were only supposed to know her as a tragic addict who wasted her life on drugs, which could not be further from the truth," she continued.
Day then claimed that the largest publisher of textbooks is in Texas, “So think about that agenda there alone,” she added, presumably because Texas is a predominately Conservative state.
It remains unclear which publisher Day was referring to since none of the five largest educational publishers is headquartered in Texas. The Lone Star state is the largest market for academic textbooks, which gives the state’s board of education significant influence over publishers.
Andra Day also praised Stacey Abrams in the interview by comparing her to singer Billie Holiday.
“That is the same DNA. That is why they had to shut her up. You know what I mean? Because she is the DNA that is in Stacey Abrams,” Day said.
She added that new, GOP-led voter integrity laws “are a direct response to Stacey Abrams registering millions of voters. She just did the right thing.”
Andra Day has already won a Golden Globe for her performance in the movie, which has received mixed to negative reviews. In her recording career, she received two Grammy nominations for her 2015 debut solo album Cheers to the Fall.
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BLM Blast Pelosi for George Floyd Comments: ‘So Damn Disrespectful’
Following the guilty verdict for former officer Derek Chauvin in the death of George Floyd, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi thanked Floyd for "sacrificing" his life for justice. Now Black Lives Matter activists are blasting her, calling her comments “so damn disrespectful.”
“This is so damn disrespectful. George Floyd didn’t choose to die @speakerpelosi. He was murdered by a killer cop operating through white supremacy,” wrote the official Black Lives Matter Twitter account, “There isn’t justice here”:
George W. Bush Reveals Who He Voted For in 2020 Election
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"She knows it," Bush told the magazine, referring to Rice, . "But she told me she would refuse to accept the office."
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Owner Jay Linneman said that they will resume showing games at Linne's Pub when James get "expelled" from the league.
MSNBC’s Reid: Gov. DeSantis Is ‘Modern-Day George Wallace’
Everything, and I mean everything, is about race when it comes to Democrats!
On Thursday, MSNBC host Joy Reid declared that Florida Governor Ron DeSantis is a "modern-day" version of segregationist Governor George Wallace. Her grossly false description is in response to the state's new anti-rioting law.
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According to reports, President Joe Biden’s Department of Homeland Security (DHS) will no longer fine illegal immigrants who refuse to leave the United States.
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“I mean, you’re going to arrest a 28-year-old nursing mom who’s already socially distanced? I mean it proves that it’s not really about the health. It’s just about control,” said Deirdre Hairston.
Fauci: Wearing Mask is a 'Symbol' of Your Obedience
On Wednesday, National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases director Anthony Fauci said on CNN's "Newsroom" that he wearing a mask is a "symbol" of what we "should be doing" in public. In other words, wearing a mask shows just how obedient you are.
Fauci said, “I think we should be recommending it. As you know, I wear it whenever I’m outside. We can try and keep the usual distance, but sometimes it is out of your control. So there are some fundamental things that we can do, we’re very aware of and sensitive to the need to try and make those steps towards reopening."
Florida House Moves to Ban Abortions Based on Disability
Florida's House is moving to ban abortions based on disability. This means that doctors in the sunshine state will be banned from performing abortions if the woman getting the procedure is doing so because of a disability diagnosis of the baby.
If a doctor does perform an abortion based solely on physical or mental disability, then they will be guilty go a third degree felony, which is punishable up to five years in prison.