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It’s just more Democrat plotting to control the country while hurting people.
Joe Biden’s Department of Education wants to rewrite history by teaching the 1619 Project and critical race theory.
Republicans across the country are working to block the toxic curriculum from our schools.
The 1619 Project claims the United States was founded in 1619 when Africans captured by Portuguese were brought to Virginia, then an English colony.
Of course, the United States was founded in 1776, and Africans were not the only slaves.
The left won’t teach that King James VI sold Irish slaves, including children, to New World settlers for decades.
The Irish lost nearly two-thirds of their population and were treated horribly; 1,302 were dumped into the ocean on one trip to save food for the British ship’s crew.
Neither were all slave owners white, free Negros owned slaves and in some cases even owned white slaves.
The 1619 Project teaches white supremacy, designed to indoctrinate youth to believe the United States is an evil racist country.
The left would demonize President Washington, President Jefferson and other founders for owning slaves yet worship Obama and now Joe Biden and Kamala Harris who have family history of owning slaves.
Democrats hope their race-based pedagogy will prove historical discrimination of Blacks to pit them against whites further dividing the country.
None of us today were slaves or owned slaves.
At some point the left needs to stop using well over 100 years past slavery as an excuse for bad behavior.
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