. Trump appoints 1776 Commission members in last-minute bid to advance ‘patriotic education’ « JO LEE MAGAZINE

Politico – President Donald Trump is still trying to advance “patriotic education,” announcing 33 days before his departure from office his intent to appoint members of a 1776 Commission. He directed the commission’s creation via executive order last month to “strive to form a more perfect Union.”

The commission is part of Trump’s defense against critical race theory and the 1619 Project, which revisits the country’s history with a focus on slavery and Black Americans’ contributions. Trump has said he hopes to counter lessons that he believes divide Americans on race and slavery and teach students to “hate their own country.”

Read more on this at Politico.

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