Posted on November 23, 2021

UT Austin Research Program Teaches White 4-Year-Olds About ‘Anti-Black Racism’

Andrew Mark Miller, Fox News, November 19, 2021

A research program promoted by the University of Texas at Austin instructs White children as young as four on how to deal with “anti-Black racism.”

The program, known as “GoKar” with the KAR standing for “Kids Against Racism,” is a voluntary study given to White caregiver-child pairs where the children are four and five years old and have not yet started kindergarten {snip}

A flyer for the program says that it “creates opportunities for caregivers to engage in dialogue about anti-Black racism with their preschool-aged children at home.”

The flyer states that the program includes various professional children’s videos and discussion guides and aims “to explore overall engagement with the GoKAR! Program as well the potential for the program to reduce bias and increase awareness of racism.”


A research guide posted online outlines key terms used in the program such as “systemic racism,” “racial identity,” “people of color,” and “unfairness.”