Black Child In A White Education System

“To handicap a student by teaching him that his black face is a curse and that his struggle to change his condition is hopeless is the worst kind of lynching. It kills one’s aspirations and dooms him to vagabondage and crime”, is what Carter G. Woodson said in his book The Mis-Education Of The Negro, written in 1933. What he means is that by not teaching the Black child about his history and only about Roman or Greek history, he will never see the importance in the color of his skin. Continue reading “Black Child In A White Education System”