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Whitewashing History

The head portion of the Christopher Columbus statue was taken off Friday morning and taken away on a flatbed truck.
Ryan Hitchcock

This episode originally aired on July 21, 2020.

The truth about the once legal enslavement of humans in the U.S and the concurrent racism then that persists today is fraught with the worst kinds of violence and inhumanity.

How that history is taught in schools and how educators have at times soft-pedaled misery and injustice has come to the fore in the era of Black Lives Matter.

Today on All Sides with Ann Fisher: how whitewashed history informs the current debate on racial justice.


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