Virginia School Board Member Who Runs Wokeness Checker Wants Toni Morrison and Race Books Banned | New
A school board member in Virginia Beach, Virginia is trying to get rid of books written by several popular African American authors, including Nobel Prize winner Toni Morrison, claiming they are “pornographic.” Reports of the Daily Beast.
Victoria Manning, a full member of Virginia Beach City Public Schools, led the demand to remove four books from circulation or for use in the district program “because of their pornographic nature.” They are Lawn Boy by Jonathan Evison; Queer genre by Maia Kobabe; A Lesson Before Dying by Ernest Gaines and The Blueest Eye by Morrison.
Manning admitted in her letter to the board that she had not read these headlines but only touched on them, made it clear that she wanted the books out and further demanded that the personnel involved in approving books be disciplined.
“A Lesson Before Dying,” which deals with racism and racial identity in 1940s Louisiana, had been approved for grade 11 students. He was banned because of a scene of a “couple undressing”.
Virginia Beach City Public Schools Superintendent Aaron Spence said Manning also separately applied for the Beyond Magenta and Good Trouble: Lessons from the Civil Rights Playbook exam, reports The Daily Beast.
According to the Norfolk Virginian-Pilot, she condemned the decision to partner with a non-profit educational organization because he “defends (the New York Times’)”Project 1619âAnd other leftist ideologies. “
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Manning also spoke out against a group of middle school teachers who conducted a book study with students using Anneliese A. Singh’s “Racial Healing Handbook”, calling it “appalling and disgusting.” “.
She claims to be some kind of whistleblower in class conversations about race. According to The Daily Beast, she runs a “wake-up checker” page linked to her personal website where she explodes teaching critical race theory.
In an appearance on “FOX and Friends”, she objected that “Our students and teachers learn that our country is inherently racist, and students and teachers are pitted against each other based on their skin color.”