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Re: [xmca] please sign the NAACP pledge about textbooks
Benjamin Jealous, the national President of NAACP, travelled to Texas to
testify before the Texas board on Wed morning.
As if to underscore the continuing relevance of the history, he has been
back in Washington today interviewing across the networks (except for one
network, I expect) about the statements yesterday by the Republican
nominee for US Senator from Kentucky arguing that government does not have
the power to outlaw racial discrimination by private entities.
Today, the Board decided theat the U.S. Civil War was not about slavery.
P.S. To find out the voting results and watch an interview with NAACP
President, Benjamin Todd Jealous, tune in to NBC Nightly News tomorrow
(Friday) at 6:30/5:30 p.m. ET/CT.
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