Carlton Waterhouse

THE TIME IS NOW ELIMINATING BIAS IN FAMILY LAW SERIES: Session 1, Understanding Race and Social Dominance: White Supremacy, Structural Racism, and the American Legal System

United States history is founded in the bedrock of white supremacy and racism. From the Colonial Era to the present, race and indigeneity have shaped the lived experiences of all people within the nation. Sadly, across the centuries, the legal system has protected and legitimized structural racism rather than eliminating or meaningfully challenging it. This lecture will examine ways the legal system has enforced and protected white supremacy and structural racism across the centuries.