The issue of **anti-racism in mathematics teaching** has been the topic of some research works, who promote an anti-bias curriculum to counter a perceived bias in mathematical education.. These works claim that there is a sociocultural context to mathematical education and suggest that the study of mathematics in Western societies has traditionally exhibited racial or cultural bias.

While 'anti-racist mathematics' and 'ethnomathematics' scholars share the assumption that any given mathematical understanding or practice is a product of a particular culture, the forms of their scholarship differ considerably, and they should not be confused with one another.

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