Now this national conservative wave to ban the teaching of race, racism, white supremacy, gender equity and social justice, as well as limiting the teaching of certain content such as slavery, African American history, women’s suffrage, and civil rights, has found its way into California school districts and appears to be spreading.
Critical Race Theory
indoctrinating children with liberal ideas and making some students feel discomfort, guilt, anguish or some type of psychological distress on account of his or her race or sex.
Critical race theory is often confused with culturally relevant teaching
, a method of teaching that involves validating a students’ customs, characteristics, experiences, and cultural perspectives to connect with the lessons they learn in school. Many educators and opponents of these measures believe the anti-CRT movement is more about resisting racial progress, than CRT.
What is the danger of teaching students, especially those in high school and college, the history of our country without the complete, accurate and truthful representation of historical events?
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