Kevin talks with Samantha Hedges (Heterodox Academy, Substack) about recent articles she has written criticizing critical-race-influenced approaches to diversity and equity training in schools. They talk about why Samantha believes that these trainings inadvertently stoke racial division as well as the possibility of an alternative "common humanity" approach to these issues.
3:41 From Teacher to Education Policy Writer
14:58 - Samantha's Concerns with Critical Race Approaches to Diversity and Equity in Education
24:38 - Questions and Concerns About Research on Implicit Bias Tests
32:50 - Might Critical Race Approaches Misidentify the Cause of Some Educational Disparities?
44:55 - Juxtaposing Critical Race Approaches to Diversity with a "Common Humanity" Approach
49:08 - How Much Do (K-12) Students Need Exposure to Antiracism Training?
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