Explaining to My Eight-Year-Old That Yes, She Too, is Racist

(L) The author and his younger daughter, Aya, at a BLM protests in 2017. (R) The author’s older daughter, Noa, at another pre-COVID protest in 2017.
Cumulative scores from 3+ million people who have taken Harvard’s Implicit Racial Bias Test
Images from Project Implicit’s Implicit Association Test: https://implicit.harvard.edu/implicit/
My neighborhood in Oakland.

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Jonathan Osler

Jonathan Osler

Jonathan Osler writes about educational equity and racial justice. He’s a longtime educator, organizational leader, and fundraising / communications strategist.