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Nick Azzaro

chalkboard, white chalk, 2022

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Undoctrination (noun)

1. The unlearning of the white-washed history and manufactured perceptions that allows for the acceptance and perpetuation of oppression in America’s underserved public schools.

2. The acknowledgement in public schools of intentional yet veiled systemic failures, such as resource gaps, schools of choice, and failing students forward.

3. Understanding that circumstance directly affects experience.