PBS.org: Whitewashing American History

Michele Bachmann

It was two years ago at a Black History Month celebration that Attorney General Eric Holder observed that we live in a “nation of cowards” unwilling to have an honest conversation about race. Holder’s remarks sparked a firestorm of criticism from conservatives who felt his comments painted America in a negative light. But was Holder right?

The Right’s ‘Post-Racial’ War on Civil Rights

Tea Party Racism

In the wake of the election of President Obama, the mainstream media posited the false notion that America was now in a ‘post-racial’ era in which the civil rights battles of the past were no longer relevant.

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