Critical race theory is the claim that American institutions, laws, and history are inherently racist. It argues that white people have put up social, economic, and legal barriers between the races in order to maintain their elite status, both economically and politically and that the source of poverty and criminal behavior in minority communities is due exclusively to these barriers.
Yes, we cannot end racism until we acknowledge that our institutions, laws, and history are inherently racist
Critical race theory is increasing the gap between white and black people. Why express that people of color are oppressed when they aren't in actuality the aren't (or only are by a select few racist individuals). Critical race theory increases the gap as the color of your skin does not define what you can and cannot do in this country and if you believe that, you are the problem with racism.
No, while our history is tragic, as it comes to K-12 education, social theory won't help them. Understanding of what has happened on a factual basis can help individuals come to their own conclusions and offer a good discourse between different groups.
No, teaching a group of people they are literally, inherently evil will only serve to make them give up and just be evil instead.
No,because Critical Race Theory is a Jewish supremacist doctrine that encourages racial hatred against people of European racial stock.
No, Kids should be raised racially colorblind and should not be taught in school from a young age to hate the country they live in
If only this was what actually happens. CRT isn't even in public education it's a perspective on criminal justice, particularly the phenomenon surrounding racial crimerates despite race technically not even existing. It's a social construct we made up and redefined for several centuries. If you think we should be racially colorblind, I'm with you, but you can't pretend you're moving against that by blaming CRT.
No, conflict theory in general is heavily flawed in terms of historiography. Conflict theorists, of which Critical Race Theory is a part of, set out not to show events as they were, but to prove a point. Conflict theorists like those who wrote the 1619 Project downplay examples of unity or outright ignore them at best and create utter lies at worst. Take for example the now deleted claim from the 1619 Project that among the chief causes of the American revolution was the rising sentiment of abolition in Great Britain. This claim was found to be so fraudulent that the New York Times had to
No. Children should be taught about our institutions, laws, and history, but in a way that helps them understand why those things have been founded or written in the way that they are. History and the beliefs that were relevant at the point and time should be discussed, but the Critical Race Theory should not be taught as something that is present in every aspect of society.
No, there is only one race. The human race. This is what should be taught. All other races do not exist.
The Human race is a species, like everything else it can be divided. And if taught this they could realize how incredibly one sided this world is. You sound incredibly ignorant right now. And a 9th grader just told you how society works.
Race doesn't exist period, any attempts to specifically define it or push it almost immediately fall apart. What specific race are mixed race children? If someone disagrees how can I objectively prove someone is a specific race? This problem expounds once you realize that as early as 100-150 years ago Germans weren't considered white by the English.
No, CRT is concentrated grift for a contemporary political ideology with both no staying power and no net positive impact on society.
No, Critical Race Theory should only be taught as a college course so students do not adopt identities of being victims or racists
Certain things are flawed with CRT, but it is important that kids learn about racism.
No, the government should not be involved in education
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