Taught all wrong, now teaching others

2013-10-29-17.40.07Steve Jones,
Durham, NC.

I grew up in a segregated community and the concept that African-Americans (of course, not the word that was used) were inferior. It took a long time to get out of that mindset and even longer to acknowledge the privilege that comes with my white skin. It’s a privilege to be able to teach about race in the US today as a way of undoing what I experienced.

 

Taught all wrong, now teaching others

2013-10-29-17.40.07Steve Jones,
Durham, NC.

I grew up in a segregated community and the concept that African-Americans (of course, not the word that was used) were inferior. It took a long time to get out of that mindset and even longer to acknowledge the privilege that comes with my white skin. It’s a privilege to be able to teach about race in the US today as a way of undoing what I experienced.

Taught all wrong, now teaching others

2013-10-29-17.40.07Steve Jones,
Durham, NC.

I grew up in a segregated community and the concept that African-Americans (of course, not the word that was used) were inferior. It took a long time to get out of that mindset and even longer to acknowledge the privilege that comes with my white skin. It’s a privilege to be able to teach about race in the US today as a way of undoing what I experienced.

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