Teach American History as if Democracy Itself…

What good is history education if you are prevented from teaching its most critical lessons following yet another racially-inspired mass killing? This past Saturday Peyton Gendron traveled to Buffalo, New York from his home in Conklin, New York and killed ten people and wounded three outside the Tops Friendly Markets. Eleven of the victims were African Americans. The shooter left a manifesto that made clear his intentions to target the Black community.

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