Subscribe via RSS Feed

Sen. Tom Cotton Launches Bill Banning Federal Funds for Teaching America Founded on Slavery

A Breitbart News report states:

Sen. Tom Cotton (R-AR) introduced a bill Thursday that would ban federal funds for teaching the New York Times’s revisionist “1619 Project,” which claims America was founded on slavery.

The Saving American History Act of 2020 asserts America was founded on July 4, 1776, when its fundamental principles were set forth in the Declaration of Independence. The bill continues:

  • An activist movement is now gaining momentum to deny or obfuscate this history by claiming that America was not founded on the ideals of the Declaration but rather on slavery and oppression.
  • This distortion of American history is being taught to children in public school classrooms via the New York Times’ “1619 Project,” which claims that ‘‘nearly everything that has truly made America exceptional’’ grew “out of slavery.”

“The New York Times’s 1619 Project is a racially divisive, revisionist account of history that denies the noble principles of freedom and equality on which our nation was founded,” said Cotton in a press statement. “Not a single cent of federal funding should go to indoctrinate young Americans with this left-wing garbage.”

The senator’s office notes that, while the 1619 Project has received widespread criticism, some schools, including those in Chicago, Newark, NJ; Buffalo, NY; and Washington, DC, have already incorporated the project into their curricula.

The principal author of the 1619 Project is Times writer Nikole Hannah-Jones, who wrote in June, “If true justice and equality are ever to be achieved in the United States, the country must finally take seriously what it owes black Americans.”

In her “project,” Hannah-Jones has attempted to revise American history by changing its start from 1776 to 1619, the year the first slaves arrived in what was then the colonies. In her mind, therefore, anything that happened in America after that date relates to slavery.

The Washington Times editorial board wrote about her distortion:

Mrs. Hannah-Jones applies her argument to Revolution, claiming that the colonists fought for independence on the grounds that an America untethered from Britain would allow the institution of slavery to flourish. This assertion is so wrong, so factually inaccurate, that leading historians (Mrs. Hannah-Jones is a journalist) of both conservative and liberal persuasions, systematically went through her research and found no evidence supporting her contention. (They did, however, find a trove of historical inaccuracies and distortions.)
The editors continued with a warning, based on what has already been experienced in America’s public schools for decades:

Neither party cares that the dissemination of their distortion of America’s story will lead, like the teachings of the Marxists of yesteryear, to the weakening of our shared social fabric. Neither party cares that elites telling mistruths about the trials African-Americans endured does this community a tremendous injustice. And neither party cares, ultimately, about the status of truth and falsehood, right and wrong, in the world.
“But we should,” the editorial board asserted.

The Times also announced Thursday it is releasing a new podcast series titled Nice White Parents, apparently about how white parents are preventing black and brown children from succeeding in public schools.


Political Power for European Americans!

European peoples should organize and advance our own interests just like every other group. Join our fight for Heritage and Identity!

The American Freedom Party (AFP) supports the right to keep and bear arms. Emancipate yourself from the dinosaur Democrat and Republican parties. Join a Nationalist Party that puts America first, The American Freedom Party!


Support American Freedom Party growth and our heritage of Western Civilization! The American Freedom Party is the only party that addresses issues concerning European-American communities and all Americans.
Send $10, $20, $50, $100, or any contribution you can or click here:


American Nationalism! Globalism NO! America First! Not America Last! Freedom from Republicans. Freedom from Democrats. American Freedom Party! Political Power for European-Americans!

European-Americans should push back! European-Americans should abandon the Republicans and Democrats. Change your party allegiance to the American Freedom Party. A Nationalist Party that shares the customs and heritage of the European American people. We need a Nationalist Party interested in defending our borders, preserving our language and promoting our culture. The American Freedom Party is not beholden to foreign governments, special interest groups, nor Wall Street. The American Freedom Party is for America First!

Print Friendly, PDF & Email

Category: American Voice, Establishment News

Leave a Reply

If you want a picture to show with your comment, go get a Gravatar.