USA Today Changes “Is Math Racist?” Headline After Backlash From Professor, Social Media Mockery

USA Today changes "Is math racist?" headline after backlash from professor, social media mockery

USA Today has changed a headline that begins, “Is math racist?,” following backlash from a professor, social media users and others.

“Is math racist? As many students of color struggle with the subject, schools are altering instruction – sometimes amid intense debate,” read the original headline posted Tuesday.

The article – which is now hidden behind the site’s paywall – centers on ideas to help math “more inclusive,” which according to the article are revolutionizing the world of “mathematics education.”

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