Whose Vision of Racial Equity? Reinventing Education Policy in Post-Civil Rights America
Sonya Douglass & Anna Kushner
Chapter four explores educational policies concentrated on racial equity, the role education plays in a post-civil rights American society, and how centering new policies in racial justice can bring about meaningful change for historically marginalized communities.
“It is essential for democracy to dismantle policies and practices imbued with systemic and institutional racism....One could argue that it was not simply the fact that separate was never equal, but the audacity associated with establishing a social order that is segregated based on race, yet declaring the system fair, just, and colorblind in the eyes of the law.”