The Texas State Board of Education is on the verge of erasing significant amounts of African-American and American history from student textbooks.
Among the many proposed changes are attempts to paint the Confederacy in a positive light, rewrite the civil rights era, downplay the contributions of nonwhite characters in Texas history, and ignore the atrocities committed on our own soil by groups like the Ku Klux Klan.
These revisions are deeply offensive to not only African-Americans and Texans, but to all Americans.
Our collective history -- the good, the bad and the ugly -- is what makes both Texas and America so special. Let's keep it that way.
Speak out today. Write to the Texas State Board of Education and let them know that as a Texan, you won’t stand for our history being rewritten.