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Students in one 10th-grade history class at a Massachusetts high school last month were tasked with creating slides to highlight the effects that “systemic racism” had on George Floyd’s life.

According to Parents Defending Education, a national grassroots nonprofit group dedicated to combatting state-sanctioned racism under the cloak of critical race theory in K-12 schools, sophomores at Concord-Carlisle High School were assigned a prompt based on required reading from the Washington Post.

Students were asked to create a slide outlining “one form of systemic racism, how it impacted Mr. Floyd’s life and how he responded,” after they read the piece, “Born with two strikes: How systemic racism shaped Mr. Floyd’s life and hobbled his ambition” in the Washington Post.

Parents Defending Education published the assignment shown below, where it appears students were offered no opportunity to dissent from the premise that the United States was systemically racist and oppressive, an idea at the heart of critical race theory, a once-fringe theory being forced into the U.S. educational system.

Nicole Neily, the president of Parents Defending Education, told The Federalist that assignments such as the one above have become routine practice in K-12 classrooms across the country.

“Students are getting these assignments now where they’re very clearly being told what their political perspective is,” Neily said, yet the students are pressured to comply for a good grade while parents feel too intimidated to speak out.

Concord-Carlisle High School did not immediately respond to The Federalist’s request for comment.

A jury in April found former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin guilty on all counts of murder in Floyd’s spring death last year. Prosecutors are seeking a 30-year sentence for the 45-year-old alum of the Minneapolis Police Department.

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