A View of Mathematics from Behind the Veil

From the AMS Notices: “If we think of mathematics as a neutral science that is free of bias, it might be hard to comprehend how there is any other explanation for some groups’ lack of success in mathematics other than the fact that they are less capable. But when we investigate how privilege plays out over the course of history, over one’s lifetime, and over the course of
one’s day, we can see how one can be placed in a position to either access or be denied access to an equal chance at participation in society.”

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