EarHustle411 is amazed but not surprised by what the textbook company McGraw-Hill is doing in the rewritten version of a world geography textbook. Anytime a company gets an opportunity to “justify” and make excuses for the disenfranchisement of African who endured the ugly perils of slavery, it’s taken until someone puts up a fuss about it. Then the company puts out a weak apology and promises to do better. Slavery is a part of history whether people want to face it or not. It just CANNOT be justified as “pattern of immigration”…GTHOHWTM!!!
First of all the Africans who were sold info slavery did not migrate to America, they were brought over to America chained in the bowels of boats only to be worked hard than horses and the women raped at will and their children to be sold. My, my, my…that’s really some form of immigration…NOT!! To be considered an immigrant one has to “migrate” willingly to another country.
Africans are not the only race of people who endured some form of slavery but they are the only race of people who has not received reparations for what was done to then over 400 years ago and they are the only race to continuously be treated worse and less than human.
McGraw-Hill knew what they were doing when they “revised” this textbook. Realistically speaking, if one is going to attempt to tell the story about slavery, immigration or any form of history…TELL IT RIGHT, TELL IT TRUE OR JUST DON’T TELL IT!!!
Read more a reported by Revolution News:
In a “World Geography” textbook, McGraw-Hill Books re-wrote history in an egregious manner by referring to the African victims of the chattel slave trade in the US as “workers.” Yes, a US textbook given to children in Texas is framing the slave trade as a “pattern of immigration” and implying that African slaves received wages.
This all came to light after the son of Rusty Stiles sent her a picture of the textbook.
Rusty styles posted a video detailing the revolting nature of the textbook.
Take note that the content of this textbook was supposedly peer-reviewed by dozens of academic consultants with PhDs, along with the Texas advisory board – all professionals who supposedly took the time to look over the entire text.
The textbook section is called “Patterns of Immigration,” and says that “One of the defining aspects of the United States is that it is largely a country of immigrants and their descendents, about 13% of the people in the US are foreign-born.” It then goes on to refer to English and other European immigrants as “indentured servants who came to work for little or no pay.” Watch the whole video below:
McGraw-Hill Education “came clean” on their Facebook page after Rusty’s video went viral.
So apparently, the future textbooks will be re-printed with accurate terminology. Although, McGraw Hill’s past record of climate change denial and erasure of African slaves has many people skeptical of their ability to properly accomplish the task.
This is absolutely not enough, and activists are demanding that McGraw-Hill follow through with a complete recall and replacement all of the existing textbooks. Rather than a digital update and an eyebrow raising “we believe we can do better,” McGraw-Hill need to recall and replace this book now. Support the effort to get this heinous textbook out of Texas schools by sharing this article with the hashtag #RecallAndReplace.
Source: Revolution News