Archive for July, 2005

Don’t Know Much About (Black) History: School Curricula and the Myth of a Common Narrative

Published as a ZNet Commentary, 7/19/05 Recently, Philadelphia became the first American city to require its high school students to complete a course in African American history as a condition of graduation. And predictably, in the “City of Brotherly Love,” there is already an outcry of opposition from certain whites, who comprise less than 20 [...]