A moment of reckoning

From Inside Higher Ed: “The Pew Research Center last year found that 49 percent of U.S. adults say we haven’t done enough to secure equal rights for Black people, up from 45 percent in 2019. It also showed that more than three-quarters of Americans believe the increased focus on racial inequities sparked by the George Floyd killing represents a change in the way most of us think about these issues. Will that matter as state and federal lawmakers seek to control how educators talk about racial equity? It can if we continue to push back, insist on telling the truth and build broad and inclusive coalitions for change. Public perceptions rarely change as fast as we would like in matters of justice, but this is a national discussion and a moment of reckoning.”

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