Unions Demand Oakland Schools Teach Kids That Cop Killer Mumia Abu-Jamal Was Just Like MLK


I’m sure the leftist educational industrial complex in Oakland would be more than happy to comply:

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A collection of labor unions is demanding that leaders of California’s Oakland Unified School District allow a lesson plan that compares convicted cop killer Mumia Abu-Jamal to civil rights leader Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. to appear on the district’s website.

In a resolution passed on July 14, the Alameda Labor Council condemned Oakland Unified school leaders for censoring the pro-cop killer lesson plan, entitled “Urban Dreams,” and accused them of buckling to the intimidation tactics of the Fraternal Order of Police and Fox News.

The Alameda Labor Council — which is affiliated with the AFL-CIO — is an umbrella organization that coordinates the political activities of more than 100 unions, including the Berkley Federation of Teachers and the California School Employees Association. [...]

In its resolution, the Alameda Labor Council maintains that Abu-Jamal is innocent of killing Faulkner and defends the “Urban Dreams” curriculum as “invaluable” for teaching students to think critically about social justice.

Specifically, the “Urban Dreams” lessons ask students to “critically examine a possible parallel between Martin Luther King, Jr., and someone else many believe is currently targeted by the U.S. government, Mumia Abu-Jamal.”

This is despicable.

He’s targeted by the U.S. government because he killed a cop. Anyone who disputes that is a leftist revisionist who wants a socialist revolution in America and sees a race war as a way of making that happen.

That’s why it’s not that surprising to see this from a labor union.

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