^{ Type post AuthorJonathan Bartlett Date February 26, 2021 Categorized Education, Mathematics Tagged education, Equitable Math, Featured, math, objectivity, Racism, white supremacy, white supremacy culture }

## Antiracism In Math Promotes Racism and Bad Math

_{If you are scratching your head over how math might be racist, you are not alone}

_{ Jonathan Bartlett February 26, 2021 6 Education, Mathematics }

Recently, a conglomeration of California education associations got together to work on a series of resources for mathematics teachers. The goal? Eliminate racism in mathematics classes by promoting Equitable Math. If you are struggling to imagine how mathematics could be racist, you are not alone. I am certain there exist racist teachers, and probably teachers who exhibit racist expectations of their students. I would support any reasonable action to get rid of or reform such teachers. But that is not the primary goal of these resources. The website, equitablemath.org, instead believes that the very way that mathematics is commonly taught is not just racist, but is specifically white supremacist. While I consider myself to be somewhat of a mathematics reformer Read More ›