Sunday Brunch and Speaker, December 16, 11 AM
Speaker: Speaker Richard Margolis
Topic: “Lies” My Teacher Told Me – How American History can be used as a Weapon
How history textbooks often present an incomplete story of America, usually by soft-pedaling and burying the thorny dramas and uncertainties of the past in order to teach specific values.
- Did Columbus really discover America?
- Washington and the Cherry Tree? Honest Abe Lincoln?
- What happened at the “First Thanksgiving?
- Were African-Americans better off under slavery?
- Who really invented baseball?
- Why are Confederate Monuments so important today?
- How are myths perpetuated?
This is an interactive session, controversial issues will be raised, guaranteed to get you thinking!
RSVP (Please) to Cathy Leora Dayan by Wednesday, 10th (585-645-5254, email@example.com) to afford our chefs adequate time to plan the meal.
To facilitate parking for our brunch speakers, please leave enough space to accommodate a large vehicle in any area that has a cone.