Our heads in the Sand

20 Methods of control and how we can counter them

18. DISTORTION OF HISTORY

18.1 Reporting History     

Did You Know?
Students and educators in Jefferson County, Colorado, are pushing back against their school board’s proposal to whitewash US history.

18.2 Educating History        

Did You Know?
In 2023, just 13 % of eighth graders, performed at, or above, the proficient level, on a national US history assessment.

Did You Know?
Recently, students have destroyed monuments to the past, around the world, because they have been convinced that these monuments represent biases that they have been indoctrinated to believe.

18.3 Racial History     

Did You Know?
Nearly half of the speakers at a recent Republican news conference, invoked Martin Luther King Jr., expressing their desire to be judged “by the content of their character, not the color of their skin.”