Deconstructing Systems of Bias in the Museum Field Using Critical Race Theory

  title={Deconstructing Systems of Bias in the Museum Field Using Critical Race Theory},
  author={Melanie Adams},
  journal={Journal of Museum Education},
  pages={290 - 295}
  • Melanie Adams
  • Published 3 July 2017
  • Sociology
  • Journal of Museum Education
With today’s fast-paced, ever-changing cultural, political, and social landscape, museums are in a unique position to provide visitors with the opportunity to connect and reflect on the world around them. From issues of social justice to immigration to reproductive rights, communities across the country are seeking spaces that allow and encourage them to have challenging conversations. Museums need to embrace this new role. As I think about a museum’s role in addressing current issues, there… 

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