African American History: The Danger Of A Single Story

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African American history is a corrective balance to the single story of American History because it exposes one to another side of history. It erases the concept that whites built America. African American history allows you to know that there is more to America than just what you learn in American History. It is not just white america because African Americans contributed a great deal to the development of america. A student who takes american history will began to believe that whites are the only people who contributed to the development of America. On the other hand, African american history will not only expose the student to a new outlook on history but the contributions of African Americans as well. In “The Danger of a Single Story”,Chimamanda

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