Friday, October 9, 2015

"Mother Outs Textbooks That Call Slave Trade Worker Migration Instead" (My New Liked Vid on YouTube) [VID]

Mother Outs Textbooks That Call Slave Trade Worker Migration Instead

"A woman in Houston is going after a textbook publisher in Texas for whitewashing history. Her son’s 9th grade history text book portrayed the Atlantic Slave Trade merely as worker migration. The mother was upset because she feels it downplays the effects of slavery. Cenk Uygur and Ana Kasparian (The Point) hosts of The Young Turks discuss. Do you think the textbook company was whitewashing history? Why are schools beginning to downplay the role slavery played in the history of the US? Let us know in the comments below. Read more here: “Mothers of teenagers are used to getting frustrating text messages, but the one that Roni Dean-Burren received from her 15-year-old son last week wasn’t about alcohol, dating or money for the movies. It was about history. Her son, Coby, had sent her a photo of a colorful page in his ninth-grade McGraw-Hill World Geography textbook. In a section titled “Patterns of Immigration,” a speech bubble pointing to a U.S. map read: “The Atlantic Slave Trade between the 1500s and 1800s brought millions of workers from Africa to the southern United States to work on agricultural plantations.” “We was real hard workers wasn’t we,” Coby retorted in a subsequent text.” ********** The Young Turks October 5, 2015 Hour 2 Father Defends Babysitter Who Raped His Young Son Cop Beats Suspect With Shotgun (VIDEO) Mother Outs Textbooks That Call Slave Trade Worker Immigration Instead Amber Rose Breaks Down Over Kanye/Wiz Khalifa (VIDEO) Selfie Sorority Girls Do Some Good With Their Moment Of Fame ********** The Largest Online News Show in the World. Hosted by Cenk Uygur and Ana Kasparian. LIVE STREAMING weekdays 6-8pm ET. Young Turk (n), 1. Young progressive or insurgent member of an institution, movement, or political party. 2. Young person who rebels against authority or societal expectations. (American Heritage Dictionary) ********** Get The Young Turks​ Mobile App Today! Download the iOS version here: Download the Android version here:"
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