SOURCE: Phi Delta Kappan
by Sam Wineburg
The fairly recent elevation of Crispus Attucks as a hero of the American Revolution obscures the complexity of his role in the Boston Massacre and illustrates the pressure for textbooks to conform to a triumphal American narrative rather than engaging with the complexity of the past.
by Eric Hinderaker
The people who turned Crispus Attucks into a hero of the Revolution.