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Fred L. Pincus

Fred L. Pincus

Fred L. Pincus is a professor emeritus of sociology at University of Maryland, Baltimore County. He has published, researched and taught about race relations, diversity and social inequality. He is the author of three academic books and dozens of articles.

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Battles over book bans reflect conflicts from the 1980s

By: - March 8, 2022

A conservative leader found fault with how “respect for our nation’s heritage” had been mostly stripped from the textbooks of public schools. “From kindergarten right through the total school system, it almost seems as if classroom textbooks are designed to negate what philosophies previously had been taught,” the conservative leader lamented. “[M]any textbooks are actually […]