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Attorney Ben Crump, left, stands with the three Leon County, Fla., high school students who are threatening to file a lawsuit against Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis and his administration over the ban of a proposed Advanced Placement course on African America Studies in Florida high schools, Wednesday, Jan. 25, 2023, in Tallahassee, Fla.
Attorney Ben Crump, left, stands with the three Leon County, Fla., high school students who last week threatened to sue Gov. Ron DeSantis and his administration over a ban of a proposed AP African American Studies course.
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