Expanding the Canon: Are 'Great Books' Obsolete?

Is there value in reading the classics at a time when they are increasingly viewed as tools of oppression and white supremacy?

  
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Is there value in reading the classics at a time when they are increasingly viewed as tools of oppression and white supremacy? Do they speak to non-white students? Dr. Anika Prather, founder and principal of the Living Water School in Maryland and lecturer at Howard University in DC talks to Amna Khalid about the deep history of the significance of classics for Black Americans.

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