Even as I consider myself fairly "racially literate" it never ceases to amaze me how much I do not know! Particularly useful in this module was a more in-depth look at medical racism and environmental racism. This module again points out how slanted my own public education was-in the books, teachers, and content that was shared with me. The Tuskegee experiments were just a blip on the U.S. history radar, with no prolonged discussion or outrage. It simply was white history, what white people did, end of discussion. If I was black, I imagine the story I would hear throughout U.S. history would have a significant impact on my self-concept, self-esteem, and hope for the future.
This module was helpful to be reminded that racism is like swimming in water; its all around us.