the great force of his­tory comes from the fact that we carry it within us...

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are un­con­sciously con­trolled by it... his­tory is lit­er­ally present in all that we do” – the older I get the stronger this quo­ta­tion by James Bald­win res­onates with me. I re­alise that his­tory is not some­thing in the past. It is not some­thing placed only in books. his­tory is in our gen­er­a­tional mem­ory; it is in what we have in­her­ited, our cul­ture and our pol­i­tics, in ev­ery el­e­ment of so­ci­ety and in ev­ery space and ev­ery mo­ment in our cities. It is who we are to­day. how we en­gage with that his­tory will de­fine our fu­ture. Look around you. seek the an­swers in ev­ery cor­ner – is your his­tory rep­re­sented in the cityscape?

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