Education in the United States is supposed to be meritocratic, meaning a student’s achievement is measured solely by their efforts. But how do class and privilege affect opportunity, and does everyone really get the same shot? Glad You Asked host Fabiola Cineas explores how the myth of meritocracy perpetuates racism while keeping the American dream achievable only for a privileged few.
Vox’s #GladYouAskedYT episode 𝘐𝘴 𝘔𝘦𝘳𝘪𝘵𝘰𝘤𝘳𝘢𝘤𝘺 𝘢 𝘔𝘺𝘵𝘩? How the US education system perpetuates inequality and racism, featuring The Brotherhood Sister Sol and our Executive Director Khary Lazarre-White.
Apr 2, 2021