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June 2, 2020

Africa before Transatlantic Enslavement

The Transatlantic Slave trade not only distorted Africa’s economic development it also distorted views of the history and importance of the African continent itself. It is […]
May 26, 2020

How History Textbooks Reflect America’s Refusal to Reckon with Slavery

Textbooks have been slow to incorporate black humanity in their slavery narratives. And they still have a long way to go. By Cynthia Greenlee  Aug 26, 2019, 2:00pm […]
March 18, 2020

Too Many Black Students Aren’t Learning Their History in Schools

Too Many Black Students Aren’t Learning Their History in Schools POSTED MAR. 1, 2019 IN BETTER CONVERSATION ShaRhonda Knott-Dawson currently resides in the west suburbs of Chicago […]
March 17, 2020

Teaching Black History in Culturally Responsive Ways

By Rann Miller As Black History Month kicked off, I was reflecting on my time as a student. My experience all those years ago was similar […]