Black History Month: A Texas Family Visits the DuSable Museum of African American History

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February is Black History Month, and we are thinking back to our visit last October to the DuSable Museum of African American History in Chicago. My kids picked out these mementos from the gift store: soapstone hearts carved with the… Continue Reading

Rethinking Cultural Competence at Great Hearts Monte Vista North

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The Great Hearts Monte Vista North community is in the process of rethinking cultural competence and racial sensitivity. The triggering event was a homework assignment about slavery in an 8th grade United States history class. The student’s father, justifiably outraged,… Continue Reading