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Leonard Pitts Jr.: Black history is America’s history. It will not be erased — no matter how hard America tries

Let’s try an experiment.

For 30 years, let’s require that young people are taught nothing about the moon. Let’s scrub Earth’s satellite from books and online articles. Let’s rebuff kids’ questions and discourage them from asking. Then, let’s assess the result.

Does it change the moon? No, it doesn’t.

Does it change the Earth? No, it does not.

The only thing it

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