- Aug 9, 2003
Do you have any child presently enrolled in a public school?History as portrayed in America as related to Africans has two common misconceptions: Either it is HUMILIATING or FABRICATED.
To go through Public School and not be Humiliated by History is TOUGH. The common effort is to let you think you were nothing before, during or after slavery. Many people are tricked into believing "History" is "Black man and woman are helpless." As 'well-read' as I try to be, I'm not interested in reading anything I believe presents me as helpless.
The other common misconception is that our people are fabricating information. I recall my earlier days of awakening and reading how some things are false and some other things are silly. If I believe something is fabricated, I oftentimes don't read much further.
These two factors are what one should dispel if one wants someone to read a Historical Document.
Because White people changed their school system, right?Do you have any child presently enrolled in a public school?
If you aren't either a teacher-- and/or have children who are enrolled--your take is bound to be a tad bit dated....
By the way: One of my in laws is a retired teacher....
We're not writing/talking/etc. about the schools of our past...I was answering the question as best I know how . . ..
I went to school and reflected on experience.
Yeah the teachers of today were the students of yesterday. Therefore the students of yesterday can explain the teachers of today.We're not writing/talking/etc. about the schools of our past...
The schools of the present are the such of our young people issues/problem/etc. and eventually our communities etc. as well...