Critical Theory

Critical Race Theory and the Complicated Arc of American History

A prominent 19th century historical figure has publicly declared slavery “a stain on our national character.” Abraham Lincoln? Frédéric Douglass? John Brown? No. Roger Brooke Taney who, as Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States, authored the infamous 1857 Dred Scott decision denying African Americans citizenship rights …

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Group IRS File Reveals Link Between Right-Wing Black Money and “Critical Race Theory” media hysteria

A recently released IRS brief for the right-wing activist group Parents Defending Education (PDE), which was founded to promote the ongoing fear campaign against the supposed teaching of “critical race theory” in schools, reveals the symbiotic relationship between the right-wing media echo chamber and conservative political activists stoking a cultural …

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Taxpayer-funded critical race theory training program draws criticism

By CASEY HARPER THE PRINCIPAL JOURNALIST OF THE SQUARE CENTER (The Center Square) – Critics question taxpayer-funded fund program which trains students in the critical theory of race. The backlash comes after The Center Square uncovered federal Department of Education grant documents that showed the federal government has awarded millions …

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Poor critical communication | Coeur d’Alene Press

The Idaho education official said there was a communication problem when she told local Republicans that the Coeur d’Alene school district was one of the “worst offenders” in the city. teaching of critical race theory. State Superintendent of Education Sherri Ybarra made the comment during a 15-minute presentation Nov. 23 …

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Readers ring the bell: Why Critical Race Theory is Necessary, Stolen Elections, and the Airlines’ Outlier Assumptions | first words | Orlando

¶ Rubio and Scott: “Stop finalizing the redistribution” My name is Shirley and I have lived in Florida all my life. I was absolutely appalled at the boastful and arrogant propensity to cheat in the face to win shenanigans at work to keep some of us the people from voting. …

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Superintendent Says Detroit Schools “Use Critical Race Theory”

The Detroit Public Schools Community District (DPSCD) superintendent said earlier this month that schools in his district “make deep use of critical race theory,” saying students need to educate themselves on historic injustice in the states. – United “to better understand who they are”. Superintendent Nikolai Vitti made the remarks …

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Critical Race Theory Supporter Nikole Hannah-Jones Uses Project 1619 to Charge “Exorbitant” Speaking Fees: Criticism

Public school teacher Ramona Bessinger says she is harassed for speaking out against critical race theory. While Nikole Hannah-Jones’ new book tops some bestseller lists, she used Project 1619 as a platform to charge what one reviewer calls “exorbitant” speaking fees in schools across Canada. country. His book, “The 1619 …

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New Form of McCarthyism Takes Cancerous Roots in New Jersey Body Politics | Opinion

By Alan J. Steinberg I grew up in the 1950s. The fear of the kitchen table expressed at the time was that of McCarthyism, named after infamous Wisconsin senator Joseph R. McCarthy. The word McCarthyism had many connotations, but more importantly, it referred to the crusade of McCarthy and his …

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Views of the valley: Me? In a fight? Let’s learn from the breed in history, let’s not get angry | New

Now, I usually mind my own business when I overhear a conversation, but that wasn’t the case last week in the YMCA pool while I waited for my water aerobics class to start. I warmed up slowly and listened lazily to a conversation between a man and a woman walking …

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Project 1619 book may still be in school libraries, despite critical prohibitions in state racial theory: expert

Even though states like Florida and Texas have banned the teaching of certain concepts related to critical race theory in public school classrooms, some legal experts believe that school libraries can still stock books that promote the concept, the historical accuracy of which has been widely regarded as inaccurate. William …

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