When Kids Know More About Gender Fluidity Than Auschwitz, Your Culture is Toast

Maybe it's time to start focus on teaching what happened in the past instead of Howard Zinn social activist history?

I had just finished showing my history students the short, moving documentary Auschwitz: If You Cried, You Died that…

Two-thirds of American millennials surveyed in a recent poll cannot identify what Auschwitz is, according to a study released on Holocaust Remembrance Day that found that knowledge of the genocide that killed 6 million Jews during World War II is not robust among American adults.

Twenty-two percent of millennials in the poll said they haven’t heard of the Holocaust or are not sure whether they’ve heard of it — twice the percentage of U.S. adults as a whole who said the same.

Asked to identify what Auschwitz is, 41 percent of respondents and 66 percent of millennials could not come up with a correct response identifying it as a concentration camp or extermination camp.

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