Every so often a piece of news breaks and reminds us that this nation’s supposed systemic progress has largely been a charade. Was anybody surprised to discover that wealthy families have been bribing universities to admit their mediocre kids? No, because we already knew that secondary education largely bolsters race and class inequality.
College scandal exposes white privilege at its finest
When the news of a scandal revolving around college admissions broke out, with widely known names in Hollywood attached, it made headlines absolutely everywhere.