Don’t Fool Yourself. Education is Politics.

Systemic oppression is endemic in public education. It’s time we faced our fears and called it out.

Governor George Wallace of Alabama is blocking the schoolhouse door at the University of Alabama to prevent integration. 1963

It is one of the most fascinating phenomena in the world when the sleeping giant awakens, not just because it portends a display of awe-inspiring power, but also because of the things it stirs up when it rises from its prone position on the grass. Over the past week or so, I have sat back…