Erasing Women’s History in Our Schools?

Ms – Members of the Christian Right in Texas want to re-write history”“that is, they want to delete references to Cesar Chavez from social studies, downplay the role of Martin Luther King Jr. in the civil rights movement (while playing up the role of white congressmen), and expand the Bible’s position in American history. These editorial changes also include the decision to delete a picture of a businesswoman holding a briefcase in favor of an image of a mother baking a cake. This isn’t the first time that the Texas School Board has attempted to force conservative values down the throats of American students, and it won’t be the last. Read Article

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