Have Black Lives Matter protests changed the curriculum?
In 1903 the African-American sociologist WEB Du Bois coined the term ‘double consciousness’. American racism, he said, forced African-Americans to see themselves two ways. Among themselves, they were wives, husbands, friends, children. At the same time, America’s racial apartheid, ‘Jim Crow’, forced African-Americans to measure themselves as White America did, that is, with “contempt”.