Textbook publisher apologizes for passage referring to slavery as immigrationBreaking News
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Book publishing giant McGraw-Hill is saying it will rewrite a textbook after a Pearland mother voiced concerns on YouTube about the portrayal of slaves as immigrant "workers" in her son's school book.
In the video, Texas mom Roni Dean-Burren calls out the textbook, "World Geography."
Dean-Burren pointed viewers to a section called "Patterns of Immigration." Reading from the book, she notes the inclusion of slaves as immigrants.
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