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Just when you thought the media and intelligentsia could not get more corrupt, New York Times Magazine writer Nikole Hannah-Jones was awarded the 2020 Pulitzer Prize for Commentary for “The 1619 Project.”
Even before she won in May 2020 for this scandalously false history of America’s founding, her project’s racially divisive assertions were being insinuated into schools all over America, along with the Black Lives Matter curriculum.
The Pulitzer Center itself saw to it:
“As The 1619 Project’s official education partner, the Pulitzer Center has connected curricula based on the work of Hannah-Jones and her collaborators to some 4,500 classrooms since August 2019.”
The Center says that “tens of thousands of students in all 50 states engaged with the curricular resources, which include reading guides, lesson plans, and extension activities. Tens of thousands of copies of the magazine were shipped by The New York Times and the Pulitzer Center to students and educators at K-12 schools, community colleges, HBCUs, and other campuses.
“Five school systems adopted the project at broad scale: Buffalo, New York; Chicago; Washington, DC; Wilmington, Delaware; and Winston-Salem, North Carolina.”
The gist of “The 1619 Project” is that America’s founding was not in 1776, with the Continental Congress’ adoption of the Declaration of independence, but rather the arrival of 20 slaves in Virginia in 1619.
Thus, America was not founded with a unique commitment and blueprint for liberty, we’re told. The American Revolution was fought solely to preserve slavery, Hannah-Jones contends.
Serious historians of all political persuasions have decimated “The 1619 Project.” Yet, it’s still being spoon-fed to schoolchildren all across the country. Wedded to Critical Race Theory (CRT), it adds up to a Marxist attack on the minds and hearts of America’s children, and it must be stopped.
Mary Grabar is the author of “Debunking The 1619 Project: Exposing the Plan to Divide America” (Regnery, Sept. 2021).
Dr. Mary Grabar was born in Slovenia when it was still part of Communist Yugoslavia. She grew up in Rochester, New York. In 2002, she earned her Ph.D. in English from the University of Georgia and taught at a number of colleges and universities in Georgia until 2013.
While teaching, she wrote widely on political, cultural and educational topics, and founded the Dissident Prof Education Project, a nonprofit reform initiative.
In 2014, she moved to Clinton, New York, and became a resident fellow at The Alexander Hamilton Institute for the Study of Western Civilization, where she continued to write about education for publications and for the AHI website.
One of those topics was the corrosive effect of communist historian Howard Zinn, whose “A People’s History of the United States” has broken records in sales and adoption for classroom use since its initial publication in 1980.
Dr. Grabar’s book, “Debunking Howard Zinn: Exposing the Fake History That Turned a Generation against America,” was published by Regnery on August 20, 2019.
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