Landa, M. H. (2012). Deconstructing black history month: Three african american boys’ exploration of identity. Multicultural Perspectives, 14(1), 11.
Every February, schools celebrate Black History Month and teachers teach the grand narrative of famous African Americans such as Martin Luther King, Jr. While the stories communicate bravery, they are also about racism and violence. Here, through narrative inquiry, a teacher deconstructs Black History Month, inviting student responses to stories she shares.
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