ABOUT un·learn ˌənˈlərn/ verb gerund or present participle: unlearning discard (something learned, especially a bad habit or false or outdated information) from one’s memory. I teach politics in the complicated country known as South Africa. We come from a history of imperialism, colonialism and apartheid. Somewhere between these three oppressive systems a lot of history was lost, buried and denied. I have only just begun the difficult task and process of unearthing and decolonizing my curriculum to help students unlearn what they have been taught and told all their lives. I use this space to reflect on this process.