Ken Bedell, PhD, is retired United Methodist minister. He is currently the director of http://www.Ending-Racism.org, an NGO that focuses on research and education related to the connections between systemic racism and the American Constitution. Bedell is the author of Realizing the Civil Rights Dream: Diagnosing and treating American racism (Praeger 2017). He served in the Obama administration as a Senior Advisor in the Department of Education. He lives in Colorado, USA.