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What my education failed to teach me

December 6, 2017 Opinion

Throughout my 17 consecutive years of education, I’ve gained both a passion for learning and huge distaste for the American education system. One of the many problems in this system I’ve encountered is the fact that I was lied to when it came to the reality of how America came to be. Most of what ...

Revisionist history continues in America’s educational system

November 29, 2017 Opinion

Indigenous history in the mainstream American educational system is, at best, revisionist and at worst, a dismissive attempt to cleanse the white American palate of the genocide propagated by our ancestors. What most Americans understand as Thanksgiving is recorded as a harvest celebration in 1621 between the local Wampanoag people and the pilgrims. The festival ...