Re “Forgetting the ‘war on terror’ makes us susceptible to repeating history” (Sept. 8): Kudos to Gary Fields for saying that the U.S. ought to come to grips with its previous in his commentary piece. Solely acknowledgment of our errors and atrocities can hold us from repeating them.
Our college textbooks are filled with misinformation and half-truths. We have to be educating essential race idea, American imperialism, historical past of the remedy of Native Individuals, and so on.
Our kids should be taught to not stroll in our sneakers, however make this nation a greater place as our founding fathers envisioned. They have been conscious of the significance of an knowledgeable public to ensure that democracy to work. Let’s come clean with our previous. We should always embrace the reality, not cowl it up.
For instance, I encourage all to learn the historical past of the Vietnam Battle; the struggle was not about communism however about colonial rule. There’s no place for America proper or fallacious.
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