"The future is in our hands . . . . A history that leaves out minorities reinforces separation, but an inclusive history bridges the divide." -Takaki, 2008
We have to look critically at our history books and ask ourselves whose story is being told . . . and whose story isn't being told. An inclusive history is the only history that matters, as the TRUTH is the only foundation that serves to help us move forward in a meaningful manner. Chapter 2 of Culturally Proficient Learning Communities brought up so many important issues- so many, actually, that it is tough to organize them.
Three Key Learnings: