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Don’t have to know much about history

March 16, 2011

My part in the anti-racist seminar I”m co-facilitating next week is to facilitate the “wall of history” where, as a group, we mark different historical periods that represent events, legislation, people or systems of racism in that particular period.  I’ve participated in a similar exercise before and always feel inadequate.  “Dates are just not my thing,” I often say as I can’t seem to place those events in appropriate date context.  As a facilitator this time around, I’m just not buying my perfectly logical explanation.

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