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Friday, July 30, 2021

Critical Race Theory debate continues

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Critical Race Theory debate continues
Critical Race Theory debate continues

HER GRANDCHILDRENDEARLY, BUT WORRIESWHAT KINOF WD ORLDTHEY'RE GROWING UPIN.

SHE SAYS, THEOLDER SHE GETS, THEMORE SHE REALIZESSOME OF THE"HISTORCAL FACTS" SHELEARNED, WEREN'TEXACTLY FACTS...BECASUE HISTORYGETS WRITTEN BY THEWINNERS."PEOPLE BEING TREATEDUNFAIRLY, IN HISTORY HASMADE IT SEEM LIKE IT'S.SWEPT UNDER THE RUGTHAT WE HAVE A LUMPY RUG.YES.

AMERICA HAS VERYLUMPY RUG."LUMPY, BEACUSEOTHER PEOPLE WH ITOTHER TRUTHS HAVECOME FORWARD TOTELL THEIR STORIES.THE BEST WAY OFWORKING THOSELUMPS OUT... DEPENDSON WHO YOU ASK.MANY CALL HONEY STTHE BEST POLICY,WHILE OTHERS WANTTO PROTECT US FROM ATRUTH THAT COULDTURN OUT, MOREPAINFUL THAN TE ONEWE LEARNED INSCHOOL."ACTUALLY THAT'S PART OFTHE PROBLEM IN THISCOUNTRY, HISTORY HAS NOTBE FENACTS.

IT'S BEEN ONLYCERTAIN FACTS, ONLYPARTICULAR FACTS"SHE SAYS SO-CALLEDRI"CTICAL RACETHEORY" HELPS TO FILLTHAT GAP BY CLOSELYEXAMINING THE ROLERACE HAS PLAYED INGOVERNMENTS ANDGOVERNMENTDECICIONSIS.IT ALSO CHALLLENGESMAINSTREAMAPPRPOACHES TORACIAL JUSTICE, SOTHERE'S SOMETHINGFOR JUST ABOUTEVERYBODY TO HATE,ESPECIALLYCONSERVATIFV.

ES"THE ORIGINATING PRINCIPLEESPOUSED BY CRITICALRACE THEORY IS TT HAAMERICA WAS NOT FOUNDEDIN ORDER TO PROPAGATEAND EXPAND CHRISTIANITY.IT WAS FOUNDED FOR THEPURPOSE OF PROMOTINGSLAVERY, WHICH ISABSOLUTELY UNTRUE.."MANY ADMIT THEAPPROACH DOESBORROW A FEW IDEASFROM SOCIALISTREVOLUTIONARY KARLMARX, WHILE OTHERSDOWNPLAY ANYCONNECTION.IT'S ONE REASONSTATES LIKE TEXASHAVE MOVED TOOUTLAW THE TEACHINGOF CRITICAL RACETHEORY IN PUICBLSCHOOLS.KER BELIEVES CRITICALRACE THEORY, GETS ALITTLE TOORI CTICALAND DOESN'T GIVE THISCOUNTRY ANY CREDITFOR THE THINGS ITSDONE RIGHT..

OR TRIEDTO."GET RID OF THE HISTORY OFTHE STRUGGLE THAT WEHAVE HAD AS A PEOPLE, TOELIMINATE THE WRONG OFSLAVERY.."IT FORCES US, SAYSOME, TO FACE THEDEMONS OF OURCOLLECTIVE PAST ANDDEAL WITH THEM: MAN'SINHUMANITY TO MAN."UNCOVERING SOME THINGSAND MAKING SOME PEOPLEFEEL UNCOMFORTABLE,WE'RE GONNA GETUNCOMFORTABLE.

WE'REUNCOMFORTABLE NOW.LOOK AT ALL THE RACIALISSUES GOING ON.."ISSUES CAUSED, SAYEXPERTS, BY A LACK OFCOMMUNICATION ANDUNDERSTANDING... NOTBECAUSE OF IT.JO WELTER SAYS,WHETHER WESUBCRIBE TO CRITICALRACE THEORY OR NOT,WE SHOULD WANT THECONVERSATION ONRACE TO KEEP GOINGAND NEVER END.KETA SOT NAME: JOWELTER INCUE: .OUTCUE:.

.DURATION:0:00 AT:0:00"SO THAT'S WHAT WE DO ISTALK ABOUT RACE.

IF WEDON'T TALK ABOUT MAYBEWE...TO US, THIS IS THEMOST VITAL ANDCHALLENGING ISSUE IN OURCOUNTRY.."AND AFTER LAST YEAR,MANY MORE SEEM TOAGREE.BUT SHILA CASEYWONDERS IF ALL THISTALK AOBUT ACEDEMICSTUDY OF RACEMATTERS LESS THANFOLLOWING THEEXAMPLE OF OURCHILDREN, WHO TENDNOT TO SEE, OR CAREABOUT OURDIFFERENCES."THESE KIDS OUT HERE,BECAUSE THEY'RE ALLDIFFERENT, DIFFERENTNATIONALITIES CULTURESEVEN ONE IS BIRACIAL.DOES THAT GIVE ME HOPEFOR THE FUTURE.

IF WETEACH KIDS TO UNDERSTANDAND RESPECT.

YES.."BUT HOW TO DO THATREMAINS THE TOPIC OFDEBATE AS WE'LL SHOWTONIGHT AT 5.DENNIS TURNER 25NEWSSTILL AHEAD THSMIDDAY...A DOWNTOWN WAC

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