Jane Elliott: American Schools 'Indoctrinate' Students In Prejudice
The educator and adaptor of the famous "Blue Eyes, Brown Eyes" experiment talked with Newsy about teaching racial equity.
Education plays a pivotal role in developing or dismantling our prejudices. Newsy's Lauren Magarino speaks with educator and adaptor of the "Blue Eyes, Brown Eyes" exercise Jane Elliott on the difference between information and indoctrination and how teachers can educate students on racial equity.
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