I Do See Color
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I Do See Color

Life before slavery: African history gets the silent treatment in U.S. schools

Teaching U.S.’s mistreatment of Africans is important, but what about pre-slavery?

The DuSable Museum of African American History is named after the first black settler in Chicago, Jean-Baptiste Pointe DuSable. (Photo credit: John W. Iwanski/Flickr)

“I’m not African-American. I’m a Moor.”

He just kept repeating these lines, and it was starting to get on my nerves. No matter what I asked him, his response still…

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