The Fightback Against Critical Race Theory

Article subtitle: 
American parents have had enough of this divisive ideology being imposed on their kids.
Article author: 
Sean Collins, Spiked
Article publisher: 
Lew Rockwell
Article date: 
July 10, 2021
Article category: 
National News
Medium
Article Body: 

Across the US, parents are protesting against the implementation of new school lessons informed by critical race theory (CRT). Videos of parents passionately speaking up in opposition at school-board meetings have gone viral. At a recent meeting, the school board in Loudoun County, Virginia, heard a range of criticisms. ‘You’re teaching children to hate others because of their skin colour’, said retired senator Dick Black. Xi Van Fleet, a woman who survived the Cultural Revolution in Mao’s China, said the CRT lessons, with their emphasis on personal guilt, reminded her of those dark days....

Media commentary on the parents’ protests has been dismissive and condescending....

Mothers and fathers have seen the lessons their kids are bringing home in their backpacks. Many of them got a closer look as their kids did their school work at home during the pandemic....

What often takes parents aback is the scope of CRT in schools....

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Learn more about Critical Race Theory - CAIRCO Research.

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Mom Says School Board Threatened to Sue Her for Seeking Public Information on Critical Race Theory in Curriculum, Daily Signal, July 9, 2021.

Teachers Unions Push Critical Race Theory in Schools, Urge Defiance of State Laws Against It, Daily Signal, July 9, 2021.

The end of Critical Race Theory, American Thinker, July 12, 2021.

 

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