Personally, I’m wondering why it took America so long? I mean, this is a country which lords over all others going on and on about “freedom and liberty”, and yet they were so behind on the most basic ideas of equality!
As an adult, you are responsible. You are responsible for your kid using derogatory terms. You are responsible for your son or daughter bullying another. You are responsible for raising your child to be a successful, polite, well-mannered and valued member of society.