What we know about Africa...
Today we discussed what we know about Africa, and where that knowledge comes from. We watched a 20 minute video on The Dangers of a Single Story, and talked more about how we know what we know.
A wonderful question was asked: How do I know if my opinions are truly my own, or if they're just the product of everything I've been told? Indeed....how DO we know what we know?
We have finished up Persepolis and are headed into next week, where we will complete our individual graphic stories and take a brief test on Persepolis. After mid-winter break, we will begin Things Fall Apart