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Center for the Healing of Racism presents Dialogue on Lies My Teacher Told Me

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School textbooks have played a key role in reinforcing and maintaining white supremacy and racism in the United States. James W. Loewen’s bestselling book, Lies My Teacher Told Me: Everything Your American History Textbook Got Wrong, explores how historical myths continue to be perpetuated about everything from Columbus’ “discovery” of America to an honest evaluation of U.S. foreign policy.

School textbooks have played a key role in reinforcing and maintaining white supremacy and racism in the United States. James W. Loewen’s bestselling book, Lies My Teacher Told Me: Everything Your American History Textbook Got Wrong, explores how historical myths continue to be perpetuated about everything from Columbus’ “discovery” of America to an honest evaluation of U.S. foreign policy.

School textbooks have played a key role in reinforcing and maintaining white supremacy and racism in the United States. James W. Loewen’s bestselling book, Lies My Teacher Told Me: Everything Your American History Textbook Got Wrong, explores how historical myths continue to be perpetuated about everything from Columbus’ “discovery” of America to an honest evaluation of U.S. foreign policy.

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Center for the Healing of Racism
3412 Crawford St.
Houston, TX 77004
http://www.centerhealingracism.org/

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