Cultural Appropriation Part 3: Empire


My family was recently given a set of Snakes and Ladders. It’s a cheap, plastic set - a rollup sheet, little pieces (that’ll probably be lost or eaten by the dog) and a dice. As I joined in the game, I was surprised at how much fun it was: my son’s excitement rolling a six and getting an extra throw; climbing a ladder and nearly reaching the top or the disappointment of getting right near the end and then falling back down a snake.Continue reading