Colorado Elementary School Backlash For Families Of Color Playground Night

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Racism comes in many forms
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Authored by GQ Pan via The Epoch Times
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10 December 2021
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Colorado News
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An elementary school in Colorado has gone viral on social media after promoting what appears to be a racially segregated event on the school’s playground.


The Centennial Elementary School, which is part of the Denver Public School (DPS) system, has recently planned “Families of Color Playground Night[s].” The school’s calendar suggests that the first event was scheduled to take place on Oct. 13, and would then reoccur on the second Wednesday of each month “at school, outside, as long as weather permits....

Christopher Rufo, an author and filmmaker known for exposing the infiltration of critical race theory in K–12 education, posted on Twitter a photo of signage in front of the school. “Denver Public Schools now promoting racially-segregated playtime—for ‘equity,'” Rufo wrote in the post....