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Elementary school to host BLM 'Week of Action' for students as young as kindergarten — to learn about stopping 'heteronormative thinking' and more

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A Denver, Colorado, school district is allowing one of its elementary schools to host a Black Lives Matter "Week of Action" for its students, the Daily Caller reported, citing information from Parents Defending Freedom.

What are the details?

Centennial Elementary School in the Denver Public Schools district said it will participate in the event, which takes place beginning Jan. 31 and ending on Feb. 4.

The program — which is sponsored by Black Lives Matter at School — will instruct children as young as those in kindergarten and first grade to be "transgender affirming" by "recognizing trans-antagonistic violence" and "queer affirming" so that "heteronormative thinking" ceases to exist.

The report added that the program will also address globalism, which is a person's "ability to see how we are impacted or privileged within the black global family" and to teach students how to disrupt "Western nuclear family dynamics" for a return to the "collective village" that "takes care of each other."

The outlet reported that in response to questions about the age-appropriateness of the content served up to children as young as 5 years old, the school said that it is "never too early to start talking about race."

The district did not respond to the outlet's request for comment.

Black Lives Matter at School states that it is a" national coalition organizing for racial justice in education."

"We encourage all educators, students, parents, unions, and community organizations to join our annual week of action during the first week of February each year," a portion of its website says.

What else?

This is the second time Centennial Elementary School has been in the news for related activities.

According to previous reports, the school in December announced a "families of color playground night" for black families.

Christopher Rufo, a journalist and senior fellow at the Manhattan Institute, shared a photo of the school's marquee board advertising the event on Twitter.

The announcement read, "Families of Color Playground Night."

Rufo captioned the photo, "Denver Public Schools now promoting racially-segregated playtime — for 'equity.'"

'Committed to fostering, cultivating, and preserving a culture of inclusion and belonging'

A spokesperson for Denver Public Schools said that it only began hosting the event after parent requests.

"Our school leaders met with some of the black families whose children attend our school to determine ways for these families to feel more included in our school community," the spokesperson told the outlet. "Some of these families shared with us that, since the only time many of them see one another is at drop-off and pick-up times, we host some events where black families can meet one another, connect with one another, and share their experiences about the school with one another. We are honoring their request. All families are welcome to attend all of our events, and families from a variety of backgrounds have done so."

The district's statement added that it "remains committed to fostering, cultivating, and preserving a culture of inclusion and belonging, where our students, families and team members are safe and welcomed."

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