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The Creation of StarPower

By R. Garry Shirts, Ph.D. In 1969 I was asked by the National Council of Social Studies to develop a simulation game to help students understand racism. They wanted me to introduce the new game at their national convention. I felt invincible in those days, so I agreed to do it in the short amount of time that was available to me. In my first attempt, I developed a scenario, based on an actual incident, in which a black high school student and a white student got in an argument over a supposed racial slur by the white student. The incident […]