#GAReads | What Schools Teach About Women's History Leaves a Lot to Be Desired

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What Schools Teach About Women’s History Leaves a Lot to Be Desired”:

In the introduction to her 1970 anthology Sisterhood Is Powerful, author and activist Robin Morgan wrote that the women’s liberation movement was “creating history, or rather, herstory,” coining the popular term that second-wave feminists used to highlight the way in which women were consistently overlooked in historical narratives. 

Though women have made strides in countless arenas, breaking glass ceilings everywhere, the canon of American history, at least as it is taught in public schools, still has much room for reexamination and advancement.

Read Anna White’s full article at the Smithsonian here…