Former Right-Wing Politician Turned Publisher Defends Controversial Mexican-American Studies Textbook

While serving on the education board in the late 2000s, the same publisher penned a book, One Nation Under God, that argued against the separation of church and state.

Cynthia Dunbar, from Richmond, studies a curriculum version during a break in the meeting of the State Board of Education Friday, May 23, 2008, in Austin, Texas.

The publisher of a proposed Mexican-American studies textbook that scholars, elected officials and Hispanic activists have decried as racist and inaccurate is defending the high school text ahead of a public hearing on the book Tuesday before the Texas State Board of Education. "There's never been a book in the history of SBOE that's been

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