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Students need African American history in school. Today’s unrest proves it

Students on the first day at Dolores Huerta Elementary School in Los Angeles on Aug. 14, 2018. <span class="copyright">(Los Angeles Times)</span>
Students on the first day at Dolores Huerta Elementary School in Los Angeles on Aug. 14, 2018. (Los Angeles Times)

To the editor: I am a parent to a fifth-grader at a Burbank public school. Since my daughter has been in this district, she has learned almost nothing about African American history. This is not how a student is supposed to receive a well-balanced education. (“Seven things Californians can do right now to fight structural racism,” editorial, June 4)

As we all know, education is one of the most important functions in a society. It is important for children to

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