"I always get asked, 'Why is your map upside down? I always say 'Well, I disagree with your premise. You see, upside down is just an opinion. If you're floating in space, the earth can take on any orientation. But as a culture, we've all agreed with the opinion that the world should be seen in a certain way.'" - Larry Wilmore, the former host of The Nightly Show. My challenge to myself and to my students is to critically examine the way our histories, politics, and cultures tell us certain stories that may limit our ability to see other perspectives.