Institutional racism checkers America’s past as seen by the 19th-century displacement of Indigenous children from their families into Western schools, the mid-20th century conflicts over civil rights, and the 21st-century killings of George Floyd and others. Current movements against systemic inequality may be divisive, but the suffering of people under unjust systems of power is nonetheless demanding to be addressed. How can we integrate the perspectives of affected parties to unpack systems of privilege and discrimination in a way that leads to systemic change? How are the dominant historical narratives of our nation implicated in the current moment? What are the opportunities for a more equitable future? How does the relationship between education and indoctrination need to be explored, historically and at present?