NAACP Outraged on Texas Schools Rewriting History

NAACP President Benjamin Jealous and former U.S. Education Secretary Rod Paige are outraged. On Friday, the Texas Board of Education will decide whether to rewrite the state's social studies curriculum, which puts a conservative slant on American events. The new standards, if passed, will guide how history and social studies are taught to more than 4.8 million public school students over the next 10 years. "They are trying to change the 'Trans-Atlantic Slave Trade' and call it 'Triangular Trade...'" Here's what you had to say: Beautiful Curare commented: "Unless parents and the community take responsibility, our children will be completely without knowledge." De. wrote: "African-Americans are bigger than having a history about slavery. In fact, they should trace black history before the slave trade, that would be revolutionary."


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