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    Indoctrination.It’s an apt description of the left’s overhaul of civics and history education in American schools. Instead of fighting to reopen schools or promoting policies that allow parents to find the best education for their children, the Department of Education, with its powerful teachers union allies, is aiming to radicalize students with ideological curriculum.Under a Department of Education proposed rule,...
    The Democrats’ cynical view of U.S. history and present-day government has given foreign enemies a clear advantage, "Fox News Primetime" host Brian Kilmeade argued Tuesday. BRIAN KILMEADE: It has not been easy watching Americans criticizing America day in and day out. The radical left, in many cases, has had a field day ridiculing our past, mocking our present, and seemingly...
    Fox News contributor Leo Terrell warned about the left's "hatred toward America's values" being taught in U.S. schools on "Fox & Friends," Tuesday, after a North Korean defector told Fox News that attending Columbia University reminded her of the regime she escaped as a child. NORTH KOREAN DEFECTOR SAYS ‘EVEN NORTH KOREA WAS NOT THIS NUTS’ AFTER ATTENDING IVY LEAGUE...
    Vice President Kamala Harris urges people to get vaccinated during visit to Greenville Biden looking to build momentum for Putin meeting Kansas City Royals outfielder Andrew Benintendi won't have a chance to face the Boston Red Sox, his former club, this coming weekend.  © Jay Biggerstaff-USA TODAY Sports Andrew Benintendi heads to the IL batting .283 with eight home...
    AMERICAN Pickers’ Frank Fritz, 55, raised concerns among his viewers after they realized he had lost a significant amount of weight between seasons.  He addressed the concern on Facebook but also revealed that he was focused on dieting and exercising as well. 5Frank revealed on Facebook that he was suffering from a disease and that is why he had lost...
    In honor of Juneteenth, we're telling stories of what Black freedom means today, from a 94-year-old's quest for a national holiday to the fight for reparations to cultural celebrations.2021 marks the 156th anniversary of Juneteenth, the holiday that recognizes the first day of freedom for enslaved Africans in Texas and commemorates the end of slavery in the United States as...
    Southern Charms Madison LeCroy Goes Instagram Official With Mystery Boyfriend Z Capital’s Affinity Gaming, Sports Info Group Plan to Merge The Cleveland Indians are in the process of renaming their club. President of baseball operations Chris Antonetti said it's a more complicated affair than many realize.  © Joe Camporeale-USA TODAY Sports Cleveland Indians president of baseball operations Chris Antonetti...
    In response to a push for culturally responsive teaching that gained steam following last year's police killing of George Floyd, Republican lawmakers and governors have championed legislation to limit the teaching of material that explores how race and racism influence American politics, culture and law. Mary Altaffer/AP Let our journalists help you make sense of the noise: Subscribe to the...
    Kristen Bell Shares Her 6-Year-Old Daughters Hilariously "Threatening" Notes The ‘Sunday Effect’ Sends Crypto Crashing on Weekends – Which Means It Might Never Go Mainstream The Los Angeles Angels traded reliever Hunter Strickland to the Milwaukee Brewers in exchange for cash considerations, the teams announced Saturday.  © Darren Yamashita-USA TODAY Sports Hunter Strickland appeared in nine games for the...
    President Biden and first lady Jill Biden will share afternoon tea with Queen Elizabeth II at Windsor Castle on Sunday. But while that gathering will be a first for the first couple, the queen's encounters with American presidents and their wives is a piece of history all its own. In her nearly 70-year reign, Queen Elizabeth may have met more...
    TALLAHASSEE, Fla. -- Florida's state Board of Education banned "critical race theory" from public school classrooms Thursday, adopting new rules it said would shield schoolchildren from curricula that could "distort historical events."Florida's move was widely expected as a national debate intensifies about how race should be used as a lens in classrooms to examine the country's tumultuous history.Republican Gov. Ron...
    Nikole Hannah-Jones - author of the controversial New York Times 1619 Project - was paid $50,000 by the Oregon Education Department for two seminars where she reportedly told children: 'What we call American history is really white history.' The Oregon Education Department (ODE) paid for the seminars out of funds for the The Every Day Matters program, which helps identity...
    Tony Hale says it was very surreal watching Nicole Kidman play Lucille Ball Millions of J&J Doses Cleared for Use, But Many Remain in Limbo COVID-19 vaccination rates across MLB have predictably slowed considering how long shots have been available to adults throughout the United States, but the league and MLB Players Association continue to provide positive updates as...
    The son of Pakistani immigrants has become the first Muslim federal judge in U.S. history after the Senate voted to confirm him to the post by a vote of 81-16.  Zahid Quraishi's rise to the U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey was hailed as historic by legal scholars and Muslim groups. But his work for U.S. Immigration...
    Black people, Native Americans, Latinos, and Asian Americans argue that dissenting perspectives are often missing from text books and classroom discussions. Florida's state Board of Education banned "critical race theory" from public school classrooms Thursday, adopting new rules it said would shield schoolchildren from curricula that could "distort historical events."...
    (CNN)As a curator of political history at the Smithsonian, I've spent years studying the bad old days of American politics. Leafing through contested election trial transcripts, constable's reports and boxes of fraudulent ballots, I've studied the voter suppression and violence that was once a common feature of our democracy in the 19th century. It always seemed distant to me, with...
    (CNN)The Senate on Thursday voted to confirm Zahid Quraishi to be a US District Judge for the District of New Jersey, making him the first Muslim American federal judge in US history."Mr. Quraishi will be the first American Muslim in United States history to serve as an Article III federal judge. The third largest religion in the United States, and...
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    ABC/Eric McCandless Every reality show that lasts 20 seasons will have had its fair share of scandals in its history, and ABC’s “American Idol” is no different. “American Idol” is set to return for season 20 in early 2022. The show is currently holding virtual auditions as well as preparing for “Idol Across America,” according to the audition...
    TALLAHASSEE (CBSMiami/AP) — During an address to Florida’s Board of Education on Thursday morning, Gov. Ron DeSantis members to prohibit the teaching of “critical race theory” in the state’s public schools. Addressing the board by video, the Republican governor said students should be served with fact-based curricula, not “not trying to indoctrinate them with ideology.” READ MORE: Arrest Made In...
    So it was an American who cancelled our Queen at Oxford University. Should we be surprised? Hell no! This was always the risk of the corrosive narrative spread by Harry and Meghan’s diehard Yank supporters like Oprah Winfrey and Gayle King, who seem cravenly obsessed with linking the modern-day Royal Family to racism without any evidence to back up such...
    Retired Army Lt. Col. Barnard Kemter's microphone went out in what he thought was a technological glitch during a Memorial Day ceremony at an Ohio cemetery. A retired army lieutenant thought what any invited guest speaker might think when their microphone stops working, that a technological glitch was to blame. But when it happened to retired Army Lt. Col. Barnard...
    New Hampshire Republicans are pushing a plan that would ban public schools from teaching "divisive concepts," but the move is being labeled as a racist gag rule. Last week the GOP-controlled Senate approved a two-year $13.5 billion budget that included a provision prohibiting teaching about systemic racism and sexism in public schools and state-funded programs. A House version of the...
    (CNN)They both fidget while they talk, like any teenager would when being questioned in front of multiple cameras. One jokes about her imperfect manicure. The other adjusts her necklace that says "Misery." "Prom is on my birthday," Lauren Hogg says. "I think it's going to be great. On my 18th birthday -- how much fun!" Again -- as any teenager...
    AMERICAN Pickers has become a very popular reality show on The History Channel. The show stars Frank Fritz and Mike Wolfe. 4Happily married coupleCredit: Getty Who is Mike Wolfe's wife Jodi Faeth? Mike Wolfe has been married to Jodi Faeth since 2012. They first met in 1994. The couple share a daughter, Charlie Faeth Wolfe. But Faeth...
    Filmmaker and Oscar-winning actor Tom Hanks has written an op-ed calling on schools to teach students about the 1921 Tulsa Race Massacre, calling it a 'tragic omission' from history curriculum. Hanks, writing in the New York Times, said in addition to being an avid documentary watcher, he had about four years of American history classes between elementary school and community...
    An op-ed from actor Tom Hanks published by the New York Time Friday urges Americans to “learn the truth about the Tulsa Race Massacre.” The June 4 op-ed landed days after the 100th anniversary of one of the most disgraceful incidents in American history, where between May 31 and June 1, in 1921, the city of Tulsa, Oklahoma, erupted in...
    As hate incidents against Asian Americans continue to rise nationwide, Representative Jennifer Gong-Gershowitz of Illinois said that a new bill, which would be the first in the nation to require Asian American history to be taught in public schools, will help to address "harmful stereotypes" and "defeat ignorance." "As a student of the Illinois public schools, I knew nothing about the...
                      by Dr. Keri D. Ingraham  Six former U.S. education secretaries, who served under both Democratic and Republican presidents, are sounding the alarm about the grave danger our constitutional democracy faces. Years of political polarization have culminated in riots in our cities spanning months, along with the storming of the U.S. Capitol. These...
    Former President Donald Trump is blasting President Joe Biden’s ending the “Remain in Mexico” program that helped massively cut asylum fraud, stating that he is facilitating the “greatest border disaster in history.” Immediately after taking office, Biden suspended the Remain in Mexico program, nearly two years after it was implemented by the Trump administration to reduce asylum fraud. Days later, Biden instructed...
    Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell Wednesday says he's "concerned" about teachers trying to "denigrate" historical events in U.S. history, as some schools are catching heat for teaching critical race theory curriculum.  McConnell, R-Ky., said, however, he doesn't think the government should prescribe what is taught in classrooms, but schools should be open to hearing input from the public on what's...
    Injured men are being taken to a hospital by National Guardsmen after the Tulsa Race Massacre on June 3, 1921 in Oklahoma. There's a resurfaced story making waves online about The Office actress Ellie Kemper's link to one of the Veiled Prophet Organization’s debutante balls, which were dubbed Veiled Prophet Balls in the late 1800s. I get why it’s making waves....
    A bill that would require Asian American history lessons be taught in Illinois schools cleared the final hurdle in the state legislature on Monday, and will now head to the governor’s desk for signature. The bill, dubbed the Teaching Equitable Asian-American History Act (TEAACH), would mandate that beginning in the 2022-2023 school year, history curriculums in public elementary and high...
    The caption reads "Union Soldiers Cemetery, 'Martyrs of the Race Course,' Charleston, S.C." It has become a Daily Kos tradition for me to republish this Memorial Day story I wrote in 2016. I have ancestors, Black and white, who fought for the Union during the Civil War. This is posted in their honor. —DOV A pencil drawing and a grainy...
    On this sacred day of remembrance, we pay tribute to the fallen warriors who gave their dying breath in service to this exceptional nation.   In the soil of a thousand battlefields and hometown cemeteries lie the greatest heroes of our shared history. Their final acts of devotion fill every patriot’s heart with awe, respect, and pride. Today, more than...
    (CNN)When Jinhee Kim's daughter looked in her history book, she didn't see anyone who looked like herself -- and she had questions for her mother about why that was so."Mommy, why do we not learn about Asian American history? Why are other ones more important?" the elementary student asked Kim, an associate professor of elementary and early childhood education at...
    Kipp Jones, The Western Journal May 30, 2021 0 Comments Democrats in Virginia are set to dig up the remains of a Confederate Civil War general and tear down a memorial as the American left continues its campaign to rewrite history. The city of Richmond, Virginia, is currently finalizing plans to disinter the remains of Gen. Ambrose Powell “A.P.”...
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