Black People : Texas schools board rewrites US history with lessons promoting God and guns

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  1. Amnat77

    Amnat77 Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    Cynthia Dunbar does not have a high regard for her local schools. She has called them unconstitutional, tyrannical and tools of perversion. The conservative Texas lawyer has even likened sending children to her state's schools to "throwing them in to the enemy's flames". Her hostility runs so deep that she educated her own offspring at home and at private Christian establishments.
    Now Dunbar is on the brink of fulfilling a promise to change all that, or at least point Texas schools toward salvation. She is one of a clutch of Christian evangelists and social conservatives who have grasped control of the state's education board. This week they are expected to force through a new curriculum that is likely to shift what millions of American schoolchildren far beyond Texas learn about their history.
    The board is to vote on a sweeping purge of alleged liberal bias in Texas school textbooks in favour of what Dunbar says really matters: a belief in America as a nation chosen by God as a beacon to the world, and free enterprise as the cornerstone of liberty and democracy.
    "We are fighting for our children's education and our nation's future," Dunbar said. "In Texas we have certain statutory obligations to promote patriotism and to promote the free enterprise system. There seems to have been a move away from a patriotic ideology. There seems to be a denial that this was a nation founded under God. We had to go back and make some corrections."


    http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/2010/may/16/texas-schools-rewrites-us-history
     
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    this is one of the reasons why i shun overzealous christians....the mofos are crazy...

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    that counts for Black Christians as well?

    Garvey promoted Gins and God as well when he spoke in Harlem
     
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    overzealous is overzealous....

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  6. HyperKill

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    The white as superior mindset is in full effect here. They, the state of Texas educational board tried to remove Thurgood Marshal from the history books saying he was of no particular importance to US History. They also now wanna dictate Mexican American history and likely whitewash it. They have very litle desire to recognize anybody or anything that isnt white
     
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