I am bumping this anti-racist essay for social relevance in our divisive age. I would appreciate some comments.
Another extremely helpful text in dismantling exceptionalist American mythology is An Indigenous Peoples' History of the United States by Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz. I have added some notes from there into the body of the essay.
Historical insights & thoughts about the world we live in - and the social conditioning exerted upon us by past and current propaganda.