Trump Says Schools Teaching NY Times’ 1619 Project ‘Will Not Be Funded’

President Donald Trump speaks during a news conference the White House, in Washington, on Sept. 4, 2020. (Drew Angerer/Getty Images)

by Jack Phillips

President Donald Trump on Sunday warned the Department of Education is investigating the use of the New York Times’ “1619 Project” in schools, saying that institutions that use the alternative narrative of U.S. history could lose federal funding.

The “1619 Project,” created by Nikole Hannah-Jones and widely panned by historians and political scientists, attempts to cast the Atlantic slave trade as the dominant factor in the founding of America instead of ideals such as individual liberty and natural rights. Some critics have said that it is an attempt to rewrite U.S. history through a left-wing lens. Some historians have criticized the project over inaccuracies such as the American Revolution having been fought to preserve the institution of slavery rather than for seeking independence from Britain. Read the rest HERE.

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1 Response to Trump Says Schools Teaching NY Times’ 1619 Project ‘Will Not Be Funded’

  1. Joe Z says:

    2020 Project: Move Nikole Hannah-Jones and all of her lefty pals to Venezuela or Communist China or Kaleeforneeya….same thing.

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