Critical Race Theory is not a new concept but has been gaining traction and the attention of educators and politicians since the 1619 Project was published in the New York Times by Nikole Hannah-Jones in August 2019. The idea is that American society is fundamentally or “structurally” racist and it has been a mainstay in colleges across all 50 states and is making its way into the curriculum in K-12 schools and most parents don’t even know it. In this multi-part series, Critical Race Theory in Education needs to be discussed because many opponents believe this is indoctrination of our children; teaching, you are not a person. You are only your race, and by your race alone will you be judged.
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