It’s been normalized. Americans who are neither Christian nor white may not necessarily feel open discrimination, but privilege underlies everyday life. The starting point is not neutral, as we’d prefer to believe. On this show Dr. Kyati Y Joshi talks about her new book White Christian Privilege. Many examples include looking at what is and is not sacred. The right way to pray. Diversity but not equity among faiths. And today’s ugly battles in public school board meetings expose the understanding that public education is there to create a certain kind of citizen. The “melting pot” myth privileges one culture but Dr. Joshi prescribes a social justice approach.

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