Can Math Be Racist?

Try subtracting the cats

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To many of us, this question seems preposterous. 2+2 = 4. Right? How can that be racist?

To be honest, I hadn’t thought much about this myself until a family member shared a quote from a Fox News story about a new teacher training initiative in Oregon. Presumably the link was meant to send me into a fit of rage against the liberal education machine. The quote…




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