A book for fifth-graders now at New York City Public School libraries glorifies leftist Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY), mocks Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY), and stars a “queer” black child named Demetrius who feels “shame” in church, the New York Post reported.
“What You Don’t Know: A Story of Liberated Childhood” was written and illustrated by Anastasia Higginbotham and is listed on a reading list for the city school system’s upcoming “Mosaic” curriculum. In it, Demetrius tries to find a friend “who’s queer like me,” and his “spirit” meets Jesus in a Catholic church.
“Churches can preach all they want about love,” the boy says. “The only thing that I feel when I’m here is shame.”
When Jesus tells him “everyone is invited to love and be loved,” the boy points to a man who Higginbotham confirmed was meant to be McConnell and says, “Even — ?” Jesus replies “Yes.”
The Post, which reviewed a copy of the book, reported that it states, “We will rewrite the rules we live by and love the world into balance,” with a picture of Demetrius a... (Read more)
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