Ron DeSantis

Ron DeSantis, the Face of the Republican Push Against Black History Education, Drops Out of Presidential Race

The Florida governor came to prominence with the support of a base that balked against teaching America’s racial history.

Fla. Gov. DeSantis Didn’t Influence Decision To Revise AP African American Studies, College Board Says

Conservatives complained that the course included a ‘woke’ agenda.

DeSantis Earmarks $20M For HBCU Security Updates

His 2024-25 plan is for Florida A&M, Bethune-Cookman University, Edward Waters University, and Florida Memorial University will each receive $2.5 million.

Black Nurses Association Drops Florida For 2024 Conference Over State’s ‘Anti-Black’ Policies’

The organization cited safety concerns and an NAACP travel advisory.

Folding Chairs, Brutal Cops, Affirmative Action: The 2023 News Stories That Hit Different for Black America

The news through these last 12 months kept us glued to our television and cellphone screens, and we couldn’t stop talking about these stories.
CBS Morning Correspondent Lisa Ling sits with the AP African American study group.

‘CBS Mornings’ Investigates Controversy Over AP African American Studies

Contributor Lisa Ling embeds in a high school class for an exclusive report on the course that has made conservatives irate.

Lawyers Accuse DeSantis Of Dismantling Black Congressional District

The lawsuit claims that the Florida governor purposefully established districts that favored the Republican party.

Orlando Church Hosting AP African American Studies Course

The Audubon Park Covenant Church will host the courses and more than 400 people have registered from across the country.

DeSantis Snaps At Black Man Who Suggested His Policies Were Partly Behind Jacksonville Shooting

“You have allowed people to hunt people like me,” the man said to DeSantis.

Black Leaders Blast Florida Gov. DeSantis Over Jacksonville Shooting

His ‘rhetoric was always going to lead to violence,’ the Florida House Democratic leader says. But Gov. Ron DeSantis rejects that claim.

Gov. DeSantis Directs $1M Toward HBCU Edward Waters University After Jacksonville Mass Shooting Of Black People

DeSantis’ far-right policy ‘track record speaks louder than his hollow words,’ a Black Florida lawmaker says.