An Anti-Racist Future: A Vision and Plan for the Transformation of Public Media

Celeste Headlee
31 min readJan 18, 2021

Racism is the idea that one racial group is inferior or superior to another, and has the social power to carry out and benefit from systemic discrimination. This applies to most, if not all, institutions in this country, including public media. Anti-Blackness and white supremacy shape both the institutional policies and practices of society and shape the cultural beliefs and values that support racist policies and practices.