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The Des Moines Public School District will begin to offer a slew of new social studies courses as electives in high school beginning in the fall.

Among the classes:

*Intersectional Feminism
*LGBTQ+ History

*Asian American and Pacific Islander History


*Indigenous Peoples’ History
*Chicano/a Studies
*Latinx History

*Global Black History
*African American Studies

The Des Moines Public School Racial Equity Instagram account posted:

“Take a look at the new social studies electives being offered Fall 2021!! Students have worked extremely hard on the development of these classes and they will finally be offered at every high school. Make sure to let your counselor know if you are interested in taking any of these classes!!”

Author: Jacob Hall