📚 My niece texted me from HS English class saying they’re being asked to write a paper on why America is great and her thesis is about minorities standing up for themselves against white supremacy and I’ve never been prouder of the kid.
@highlandwolland Is this sort of weird propaganda normal in American schools? I never recall having to do stuff like this in school (I live in Canada).
@ink_slinger I haven’t been in school since the ‘90s so I can’t say but it’s mostly a small town thing in my experience: when I was in grade school in a small town it was all about propaganda, but in high school in the city we were reading Howard Zinn and Noam Chomsky, so...
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