Bryce Covert is a contributor at The Nation and a contributing op-ed writer at the New York Times. Her writing has also appeared in the Washington Post, the New Republic, New York Magazine, Slate, and others, and she won a 2016 Exceptional Merit in Media Award from the National Women’s Political Caucus. She has appeared on ABC, CBS, MSNBC, NPR, and other outlets.
Writing “Race Together” on a coffee cup is not a solution to institutional racism—but it is a burden on an already underpaid workforce.
Some solutions might help mothers on an individual level while increasing systemic problems.