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VIDEO- The Dangers of Whitewashing Black History

Below is a TEDTalk given by Professor David Ikard on the effects of whitewashing Black history, in order to make it more palatable to the dominant culture. In the video, Ikard shows the importance of ensuring that black history is given its due respect and he also outlines what is lost when myths about black history are perpetuated instead of facts, particularly in regards to the Civil Rights activist Rosa Parks.*

*Trigger Warning: Presenter uses a lynching image*


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