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Pursuing the Truth in History Education with Jasmine Holmes

interviews Mar 03, 2023

Who decides what is taught in history education, and what remains untold? Jasmine Holmes is an educator and author, who sits down with Sharon to talk about the state of history education in America: what it looks like and what it should look like. Why has it become a central topic in our current culture wars and how can we prevent the exclusion of our full and complex history?


Thank you to our guest, Jasmine Holmes.


Hosted by: Sharon McMahon

Guest: Jasmine Holmes

Executive Producer: Heather Jackson

Audio Producer: Jenny Snyder

Researcher: Valerie Hoback


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About the Guest:

Jasmine L. Holmes is an educator, research assistant, and author of Carved in Ebony and Mother to Son. She creates public history resources for teachers and lifelong learners. Jasmine and her husband, Phillip, live in Jackson, Mississippi, with their three sons. Learn more at


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