To Comfort The Afflicted
And Afflict The Comfortable

To Comfort The Afflicted And Afflict The Comfortable

Saturday, May 8, 2021

Observercast

Turning Our Backs On History: Rep. John Waldron On HB 1775

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Spring temperatures are warming, but the Legislature’s Republican hypermajority is morphing into snowflakes, working to ban teaching that could – oh, the humanity! – make students feel guilty about America’s legacy of racism and sexism. For this week’s Observercast – Turning Our Backs On History – veteran history teacher-turned-state Rep. John Waldron dissects the rhetoric and reality of HB 1775 and warns how it could undermine efforts to create a more perfect union.