Amistad, Equity, And Social Studies

Wine, Women, and Revolution

Jan 4 2021 • 41 mins

In this episode of Wine, Women, and Revolution, Heather hosts a panel discussion about the revolutionary social studies curriculum in NJ directed by the Amistad Law. New Jersey is the first state in the country to pass a law and implement a truly racially inclusive social studies program. Today, Heather is joined by Gary Melton, Dr. Stephanie James-Harris, and Tamar Lasure Owens. They talk about the successes, challenges, and plans for what can be done in NJ. Can a social studies curriculum change the world? It just might be able to with the dedication of hard working educators. Transcript Auto Generated Gary Melton 0:00We as educators must, must learn to infuse, right and it’s not a standalone, it’s not something that should be siloed and put to the side and only brought out when when people feel like it’s necessary. African American History is American history. Heather Warburton 0:22This is Wine, Women and Revolution, with your host, Heather Warburton. Hi, and welcome to W