Who tells our story and how is important. In today’s quest for social justice having multiple perspectives of the same event is essential to battling injustice. The mere acknowledgement that there are different versions of history is key to changing bigoted and bias behaviors. Thus it is important to amass multiple perspectives and acknowledge their role in history, encouraging men, women, and youth to examine and present varying histories.
by Kate Todd, NCHS intern TW for racist language. Japanese immigration to California increased rapidly during the Meiji Restoration (1868-1912). Prior to the Restoration, Japan was closed to outside trade […]
TW for racist language. The Chinese Exclusion Act was passed in 1882 and was further amended in subsequent years. The act severely reduced Chinese immigration, especially for women and children. […]