Thabiti Willis • History

21 February 2022

Thabiti Willis, Associate Professor of History

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Thabiti Willis wants his students to critically question the historical narratives they are presented with.

“The biggest challenge is getting people to care enough to be uncomfortable, and then to recognize that productive discomfort can be transformative. . . . On any given issue, it might be men vs. women, gay vs. straight, privileged vs. marginalized classes, Northerners vs. Southerners. But in some way, we are all involved in amplifying some voices and silencing or marginalizing others.”

Thabiti Willis: Question Your Narrative

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