Is the American history we know “correct”? Does it include the viewpoints from the experiences of women and minorities? I question the “facts” contained within my childhood education books. The Texas State Board of Education is currently rewriting textbook standards to include viewpoints of anti-global-warming in science class and minimizing the contributions of the civil rights movement.
So what is the National Women’s History Museum?
“The National Women’s History Museum (NWHM), founded in 1996, is a nonpartisan, nonprofit educational institution dedicated to preserving, interpreting, and celebrating the diverse historic contributions of women, and integrating this rich heritage fully into our nation’s history.”
The NWHM is currently working on a permanent museum site that would be an invaluable resource for future generations…