Southern schools’ history textbooks: A long history of deception, and what the future holds | Montgomery Advertiser

  — Bryan Lyman, Montgomery Advertiser For much of the 20th century, southern classrooms treated Black history — when they touched the subject at all — as a sideshow to a white-dominated narrative. Teachers taught students to sing Dixie and memorize long lists of forgettable governors. Civil War battles got described in detail. Textbooks celebrated the violent […]

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