State Senate passes bill requiring Black history, ‘virtues of capitalism’ curricula

By , Daily Memphian Published: April 12, 2022 8:48 PM CT

Teachers would be required to provide lessons on Black history and the “virtues of capitalism” under a handful of bills passed Tuesday, April 12 by the state Senate related to civics and history.

Ian Round

Ian Round

Ian Round is The Daily Memphian’s state government reporter. He came to Tennessee from Maryland where he reported on local politics for Baltimore Brew. He earned a Master of Journalism degree from the University of Maryland in December 2019.


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