N.C. legislators filed a bill on Feb. 10 to make Holocaust and genocide education mandatory for public schools. Durham minister and activist Paul Scott is demanding the bill also include Black history.
House Bill 69, or the Gizella Abramson Holocaust Education Act, was introduced as HB 437 in 2019 but was never made into law. N.C. Rep. Graig Meyer (D–Caswell, Orange) said the 2019 bill was included as a policy provision along with the budget bill, which Gov. Roy Cooper vetoed.
HB 437 was proposed a few months after the federal government introduced the Never Again Education Act, which aimed