Poet Clint Smith explores America’s complicated history and why we shouldn’t forget that several of its founding fathers and first presidents owned slaves.
By Natalie Nougayrède. From Turkey to China, strongmen rewrite the past to suit their ends. But democracies are not immune to this revisionism.
A school has received a huge backlash for telling its pupils to ‘pretend to buy slaves’ in its History curriculum. Year 8 pupils at Rochester Grammar School in Kent had to ‘work … Continue reading School criticised for using ‘slaves auctions’ as an History exercise
The use of a very traditional storytelling narrative ‘once upon a time’ lulled me into a really safe and secure place where I didn’t fear what I was about to … Continue reading Not Today’s Yesterday: Testimonials
Enoch Powell criticising Commonwealth immigration, and anti-discrimination legislation that had been proposed in the United Kingdom in 1968. “…Those whom the gods wish to destroy, they first make mad. “We … Continue reading Enoch Powell: Rivers of Blood