The Messenger Article — “History for Woke Folks: The Endeavour for Ethnic Studies”

New to the diverse GHS Curriculum is an Ethnic Studies class, taught by the well acclaimed and adored Jesse Hagopian. Ethnic Studies teaches students about the history of oppressed and exploited groups, specifically people of color. The class overall encompasses the discussion of race, gender, sexuality, and other intersectional aspects of identity that are often marginalized throughout the course of history. Often these stories are hidden behind the curtain of white victories, veiled from the light; however, in Ethnic Studies, the voices that were typically concealed can cry from the rooftops. … Click to read more.

By Hailey G. in The Garfield Messenger student paper. Subscribe or donate to support great student reporting.