Teaching about Race: The Problem is Inequality and Bad Policies, Not Bad Choices

The Nightly Show with Larry Wilmore had a very funny bit on the 2nd Republican Party debate . Wilmore played a segment with candidates repeating the word race, but they were always talking about the Presidential race. Not one Republican candidate discussed the problems of race in America. But despite efforts by Republican candidates to pretend racism does not exist, it keeps raising its ugly head, as the two quotes from Pew reports demonstrate, and teachers have to find a way to teach about it. "The share of American children living in poverty has declined slightly since 2010 as […]