Racism: Can it be stopped in the third grade?

Can Racism Be Stopped in the Third Grade?

On May 19, New York Magazine reported on Fieldston Lower School in New York City, which was performing an experiment with its 8-year-old students to teach a lesson about race. The school experiment was being done in the name of racial equity, offering a pioneering new curriculum designed to give its youngest students the tools they’d need to navigate their own futures. PEG Founder Glenn Singleton was featured in the story. “Singleton urges people to get excruciatingly personal about race, to recall their earliest memories of the moment when race became part of their story and their most recent encounter with race, and to expose to themselves about whatever biases or fears arise with those memories,” the story reported. “This is what he calls ‘the gift of humanity.’ Only then, he says, can people start the long, slow process of beginning to empathize with other people.”

Black Real Estate Agent and Clients Handcuffed at House Viewing

Black Real Estate Agent and Clients Handcuffed at House Viewing

By Alyssa Lukpat and Eduardo Medina—Aug. 8, 2021 The house on Sharon Avenue in Wyoming, Mich., was supposed to be another option for Eric Brown, a real estate agent, to show to his client. Instead, the visit to the property became one of the most traumatic experiences...

Watch a Never-Before-Aired James Baldwin Interview From 1979

Watch a Never-Before-Aired James Baldwin Interview From 1979

By Adrienne Westenfeld—June 15, 2021 In 1979, up-and-coming television producer Joseph Lovett scored the opportunity of a lifetime. Just a few months into his stint at 20/20, ABC’s upstart television news magazine, Lovett was assigned a profile of James Baldwin,...