The Pledge, “Critical Race Theory,” and Performative Patriotism

How the Pledge of Allegiance got into our schools — and what it tells us about “patriotic education”

Students salute the flag while saying the Pledge of Allegiance, 1915 (public domain)

If you had a childhood like mine, you had to stand up every morning before school started, put your hand over your heart, turn to the American flag (which hung, for some reason, in your math…

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George Dillard

George Dillard

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Exploring the past to illuminate politics, the environment, and more. Also: worldhistoryfacts.com. Buy me a beverage: https://ko-fi.com/georgedillard