Yesterday was the first day of Black History Month. The College Board marked the occasion by releasing a revised framework for its new Advanced Placement (AP) course for African American Studies. The new version of the course, however, appears designed to mollify right-wing criticism. 

Native Land Digital, an Indigenous-led nonprofit based in Canada, is working to facilitate such conversations and document this history including by putting together a searchable map of Native territories, languages and treaties.

The U.S. Supreme Court has recently made some landmark decisions, such as the overturning of Roe vs. Wade and the erosion of states’ rights to regulate concealed weapons. But there is another critical case that is up for SCOTUS review in the fall term that most mainstream media outlets are not talking about. That is Brackeen v. Haaland.

Last Monday on The View, Whoopi Goldberg inaccurately stated that the Holocaust was “not about race, but rather “man’s inhumanity to man” and that Jews and Nazis were just “two white groups of people”. Although she’s since apologized for her remarks, the network has suspended her for two weeks.