Education's Histories

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Archive for April, 2015

April 29th, 2015 by Mike Suarez

We Are All Historical Actors: A Multilogue Response to Goldenberg’s “Youth Historians in Harlem,” Part 1 of 2

Michel-Rolph Trouillot once wrote, “Each historical narrative renews a claim to truth.” The manners in which individuals recall certain events or phenomena help explain the perpetuation of ideas and the transmission of culture, while also elucidating power and privilege in society. A pragmatic view of historical research acknowledges the importance the present plays on the […]