Published October 22, 2021 in DemCast and Written by Hal Donahue.
According to a recent CBS News Poll, a majority of Virginia voters consider the state’s school curricula on race and history to be a “major factor” when deciding who to elect as governor. Their concern is valid. For much of the state’s history, the curriculum included white supremacist propaganda and focused on white history. Virginia’s schools ignored minorities especially during lessons about the history of slavery, the Civil War, and segregation. The goal of this curriculum was to keep the races divided, and for many years, it worked well. Read more.