Racism In America

3 Ways to Raise Anti-Racist Kids

We live in a society stratified—among other things— by race. Although we’re finally beginning to address the centuries of white supremacy blanketing America’s institutions and culture, there is much to be done.  We often hear the adage, “The children are our future.” It’s corny, but it’s popular because it’s true. We need to raise our…

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Implicit Bias and Preschool Expulsion

As we continue our season focusing on systemic racism lurking in unlikely places, Yale researcher and professor Dr. Walter Gilliam provided us with a shocking look at how implicit bias can impact us before we even enter kindergarten.  Dr. Gilliam helped co-author a study exploring how implicit bias impacts teachers’ decisions—and it turned up some…

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How the New Deal Segregated America

We often think of segregation as a bad policy that ended long ago—a shameful part of our history put far behind us. In reality, segregation continues to shape, where we live, our politics, and even culture. This week Mila was joined by journalist, author, and historian Richard Rothstein. He is the author of The Color…

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Why Does the Right Hate Critical Race Theory?

This week we had the distinct honor of interviewing Mari Matsuda, a co-founder of Critical Race Theory (CRT). In her enlightening conversation with Mila, she laid out a utopian vision of the future, how it might work and how we might get there.  Our conversation happened after the former Trump Administration had publicly denounced CRT…

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