Hannah-Jones: Black Americans Feel American History Is ‘Demeaning to Them’

‘The way that history is taught really erases them and erases the accomplishment of black Americans’

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HANNAH-JONES: “Yes, thank you so much for that question. Because, you know, we do focus a lot on the pushback, but the pushback is a sign of all of the people who actually embrace the project. You wouldn’t have the level of pushback if you didn’t have people who really embrace the project. And this feeling of discomfort that we’ve been hearing around, you know, this Critical Race Theory propaganda campaign, that has been the standard feeling for black children, to feel that the way history is taught the demeaning to them, that the way that history is taught really erases them and erases the accomplishment of black Americans.”

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