How Racist History Books Spurred The Black History Education Of Today

By Casey Mendoza | NEWSY

Black history education is a fairly new concept in U.S. schools. In order to understand its development, let’s start from the beginning.

“History, when you think about it, it’s not just about facts. But history is about identity, right? It tells us who we are. It tells us about the other. It tells us where we’ve been. It tells us where we’re going. It tells us all these particular things about us and about other people.”

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