White History Month, unlike Black History Month, is the month that never ends. From Patrick Henry’s “Give me liberty or give me death” to “manifest destiny” to America as “the great melting pot”, American history is not merely taught from a white point of view, it is taught as if blacks, Mexicans and Native Americans do not truly count as people.
White American slave owners, like George Washington, Thomas Jefferson and Patrick Henry, are held up as heroes of freedom. Meanwhile John Brown, who gave his life trying to free the slaves, is seen as what? A madman.
White racism is downplayed, so much so that whites say stuff like, “The Irish made it. What is wrong with blacks?” or sometimes even, “Jim Crow? What’s that?”
Lies are told about Native Americans and Africans so that the crimes committed against them by whites…
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