The announcement comes after Scholastic attempted to defend "A Birthday Cake For George Washington."


The Freedman's Bank was established in 1865 to help foment wealth-building for nearly four million newly freed slaves. It closed in 1874.

Ramin Ganeshram, a former journalist for The New York Times and Forbes, penned the book. Backlash ensued over the depiction that slaves were thrilled to be held against their will.

McGraw-Hill CEO David Levin believes his company has done more than enough to fix the erasure of slavery from their textbooks.

Shrimp sold at some retailers, including Costco and Walmart, are being farmed and processed by slaves in Asia who are forced to work under threat…