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NY Times and Nikole Hannah-Jones Quietly Dropping Central Claims of 1619 Project

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, September 23, 2020 at 11:00am 9/23/2020 at 11:00am
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Back in July, the 1619 Project creator Nikole Hannah-Jones admitted that it was really more about controlling the narrative than an honest representation of history.

Now we are learning that Hannah-Jones and the New York Times are scrubbing some of the central claims of the project. What a surprise.

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School District in California Considers Ban on Classic Books

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, September 23, 2020 at 10:00am 9/23/2020 at 10:00am

Have you noticed that the left often actually does the things that they accuse the right of wanting to do?

The National Coalition Against Censorship reports:

California School District Considers Ban on Classic Books

NCAC is urging the Burbank Unified School District in Burbank, CA, to retain several books in their curriculum and allow...

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Survey Finds Nearly 20% of Millennials and Gen Z in NY Believe Jews Caused the Holocaust

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, September 17, 2020 at 3:00pm 9/17/2020 at 3:00pm
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The Conference on Jewish Material Claims Against Germany commissioned a recent survey, which found a shocking number of young people in the state of New York believe Jews caused the Holocaust.

It is absolutely stunning that so many people could be so grossly misinformed about one of the most horrific and significant...

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New York Teacher Hands Out Assignment Comparing Cops to Slave Owners, KKK

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, September 14, 2020 at 7:00pm 9/14/2020 at 7:00pm
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An 11th-grade teacher at Westlake High School in Westchester County in New York handed out an assignment on the first day of school that depicts cops as slave owners and members of the KKK.

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Los Angeles County Public Health Director Recorded Saying Schools Won’t Reopen Until “After the Election”

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, September 11, 2020 at 9:00pm 9/11/2020 at 9:00pm
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A disturbing revelation about the political nature of pandemic policy decisions has been discovered by Los Angles area radio station KFI 640AM.

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Chicago Teachers Union Berated for Supporting Guillotine in Front of Bezos’s House

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, August 31, 2020 at 11:00am 8/31/2020 at 11:00am
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When a guillotine was placed in front of Amazon boss Jeff Bezos’s house, the Chicago Teachers Union (CTU) approved of the display: “We are completely frightened by, completely impressed by and completely in support of wherever this is headed. #Solidarity.”

But did the union use the royal we? Some CTU members went...

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Profs Recommend Keeping Your Kids in Public School to Show Anti-Racism Commitment

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, August 19, 2020 at 12:00pm 8/19/2020 at 12:00pm

So many parents are choosing to home school, and who can blame them? Public schools in many places are failing the community.

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South Dakota Governor Kristi Noem Says Kids Will “Definitely be in the Classroom” This Fall

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, July 30, 2020 at 4:00pm 7/30/2020 at 4:00pm
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States across the country are struggling with how to open schools in the fall, or if they will open at all. Except in South Dakota, where Republican Governor Kristi Noem has said schools will be open as usual.

Noem’s handling of the Coronavirus crisis has stood out in many ways.

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1619 Project Creator Admits “It Is Not A History” But a Fight “to Control the National Narrative”

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, July 28, 2020 at 1:00pm 7/28/2020 at 1:00pm
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Sen. Tom Cotton (R-AK) thrust the New York Times‘ 1619 Project back into the spotlight when he threatened to defund schools that use it in the curriculum.

The discussion led creator Hannah Jones to admit the 1619 Project is not history, but a “work of journalism.”

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NY Times Blames ‘Nice White Parents’ for Public Education ‘Failing Black and Brown Kids’

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, July 24, 2020 at 3:00pm 7/24/2020 at 3:00pm
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First, there was the 1619 Project. Now The New York Times has a limited series called “Nice White Parents” because they’re the people who get in the way of “building a better school system.”

Not just parents. The NYT had to single out white parents.

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Popular Teacher Allegedly Fired From Michigan High School for Saying ‘Trump is Our President’

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, July 22, 2020 at 10:00am 7/22/2020 at 10:00am

This teacher has no history of being overtly political and is liked by parents and students. What exactly is the firing offense here?

The Washington Free Beacon reports:

Michigan School Fires Popular Teacher For Saying ‘Trump Is Our President’

A Michigan school district fired a popular high school teacher and coach after he pointed...

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Virginia Mandates “Slavery Lessons” . . . For Kindergarteners

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, July 21, 2020 at 7:00am 7/21/2020 at 7:00am
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Here at LI, we have long covered the Marxist takeover of college education and its devolution into the crazed, self-righteous cancel culture cult that has taken over the leftstream media, Hollywood, and major corporations.  Campus culture has become American culture in many disturbing and alarming ways, and as Andrew Breitbart famously...

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Media Runs Out-Of-Context Kayleigh McEnany Quote to Suggest Trump Ignoring Science on Reopening Schools

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, July 17, 2020 at 9:00am 7/17/2020 at 9:00am
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As we’ve previously documented, if it’s a day ending in “y,” it’s also one where mainstream media reporters are going to take a Republican out of context and spread fake news stories about them because of narratives and Orange Man Bad.

The most recent example of this happening was Thursday during the...

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Five Pediatricians on Coronavirus: ‘Benefits of Being in the Classroom Far Outweigh the Risk of the Disease’

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, July 14, 2020 at 11:00am 7/14/2020 at 11:00am
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I believe education is the most local issue. I’m not even talking state or city. Education should be up to the school districts.

But we have a Department of Education, which thinks America could reopen schools in the fall. The left has demonized President Donald Trump and Secretary Betsy DeVos, yet it...

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Vermont School Principal Placed on Leave for Criticism of Black Lives Matter

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, June 17, 2020 at 9:00am 6/17/2020 at 9:00am
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Tiffany Riley, the principal of Windsor High School in Vermont, has been laced on leave for a comment she made on social media about the Black Lives Matter movement. Riley’s Facebook post prompted an emergency meeting of the local school board which was “uniformly appalled.”

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Chicago HS Principal Pressured to Resign for Telling Kids Not to Participate in Violence and Looting

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, June 14, 2020 at 1:30pm 6/14/2020 at 1:30pm

The principal, Joyce Kenner, is a black woman. This is unreal.

The Chicago Tribune reports:

Joyce Kenner leads Whitney Young, but after George Floyd’s killing she faces calls to resign: ‘If I don’t understand about black people and oppression, nobody else does.’

After Martin Luther King Jr. was assassinated in 1968, an 11-year-old Joyce...

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Middle School Teacher Among Those Arrested for Allegedly Vandalizing Columbus Statue in RI

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, June 14, 2020 at 9:30am 6/14/2020 at 9:30am

The man is a social studies teacher. It’s time for America to have a conversation about who is teaching our children.

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Pawtucket teacher among those arrested for vandalizing boarded-up Columbus statue

Three people were arrested early Saturday morning for vandalizing the Christopher Columbus statue in Providence.

One of the suspects arrested, Derrick...

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