May 26th, 2010

thought criminal

Texas Schoolbook Revisionism Strikes Again

Texas schoolbook authority makes slavery sound like geometry. And yes, I am quite familiar with the rum/molasses/slaves triangle, but let's be honest here: that is usually (and reasonably) discussed in context of its most evil cargo: living, suffering human beings kidnapped, raped, enslaved, murdered.

Thanks to [personal profile] ysabetwordsmith for the link.