Wednesday, September 05, 2018

Texas Textbooks Are Slowly Working To Remove Slavery From American History - True Activist  


Approved in 2010 and implemented in 2015, the Texas Board of Education voted to gradually remove the horror and history of slavery from textbooks administered to junior high and high school students.


American history has typically been "whitewashed," as many point out that facts about the genocide of Native Americans, the brutality of slavery, and the dreadfulness of Japanese internment camps are watered down to lessen America's past involvement in hate crimes. The less topics like these are discussed, the more racism and blind nationalism are ingrained into an already overly racist and nationalistic America.


Texas has decided to push this agenda even further by asking that textbook providers for their state follow their new curriculum, which was implemented last fall.



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