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explaining armed resistance to the 6yo and why the nonviolent protests of the civil rights movement that he was taught in school are largely mythologized and how MLK was actually a proponent of armed self defense

like this is heavy shit i wish i didn’t have to tell him about how the fbi tried for years to get King to kill himself but i’ve seen the whitewashed propaganda they’re teaching him in school and i can’t stand it.

it makes me so upset because schools were a large part of why we moved here and i’m just not really thrilled with this curriculum so far

maybe i’m expecting too much from a public kindergarten but this is what “martin luther king believed in”

but they’ve had at least two days dedicated to tick awareness

@JohnBrownJr love too be a "good citizen" by radically disrupting society to secure civil rights

@dankwraith good citizenship to them is just complete obedience to state power.

@JohnBrownJr showing a kid with a fro pushing another kid is already NOT A GOOD LOOK

@JohnBrownJr oh also that other kid is clearly coded white, this is fuuuucked

@eightbitsamurai @JohnBrownJr yup and the two that are getting along have white-coded hair

@robotcarsley @eightbitsamurai folks this is “one of the best public school systems in the country”

@JohnBrownJr @robotcarsley that's always been code for "there aren't any minorities here" tbh. It's the same here in Colorado. School I went to was mostly white kids, by the time I was graduating, more minorities were moving in and suddenly people were saying it wasn't good anymore

@JohnBrownJr good the plight of the tick has gone on unnoticed far too long

@johnrandom this is seriously only a fraction of the tick literature they’ve been sent home with. must’ve thrown 90% of it in the recycling

@JohnBrownJr over and over, MLK says, "My dream has become my nightmare" turning his hat in his hands

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This is the Mastodon equivalent of those "my kid pointed at the TV and called trump a bully" posts

@Dayglochainsaw i mean except this actually happened and i’m not posting it for clout, i’m posting it because i’m frustrated and i don’t know what to do about it

@Dayglochainsaw in fairness i only got started on the rant because he asked what my book was about

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