Your baby is a racist—and why you can live with that

It don’t come easy: bonding across racial lines requires overcoming some very old genetic programming

You always suspected babies were no good, didn’t you? They’re loud, narcissistic, spoiled, volatile and not exactly possessed of good table manners. Now it turns out that they’re racists too.

From humanity’s earliest era, we had evolved to distinguish in-groups from out-groups and to assign powerful value to those differences.

Call it racism, but it helped us survive…