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    Laura Ingraham discussed the declining popularity of key Democrat policies on the heels of President Biden's "embarrassing" trip abroad Thursday on "The Ingraham Angle." "Well, fresh off embarrassing himself and the entire nation at the G-7 and NATO meetings, Biden returned to more bad news for his entire agenda at home," she said. "It's neither working nor popular. First, his approval numbers are upside down. The latest Monmouth poll...
    Former Reagan Justice Department official and host of "Life, Liberty & Levin" Mark Levin called for President Biden to fire Adm. Michael Gilday, chief of Naval Operations. Gilday was recently questioned by House Armed Services Committee member Jim Banks, R-Ind., who called attention to his inclusion of "How to Be an Anti-Racist" by left-wing academic Ibram X. Kendi, in recommended...
    NBC anchor Chuck Todd was quick to dismiss the growing uproar surrounding critical race theory, which is at the heart of an intense debate between parents and school boards nationwide.  During an interview with Mediaite released Thursday, the "Meet the Press" moderator was asked if the shift towards opinion-dominant media is "dangerous." He responded by expressing concern about media outlets...
    A parent-led rebellion against Critical Race Theory is storming school boards across the country and demanding accountability for what is being taught to American children. At least 165 local and national groups have formed to combat Critical Race Theory (CRT) instruction in schools across the U.S., an NBC analysis found. Many of these groups were founded by parents appalled...
    An Illinois father became furious Monday during a speech against Critical Race Theory (CRT) given at a school board meeting. Ty Smith, a weekend radio show host, blasted CRT at a school board meeting, saying that it will lead children to hate one another and that his personal successes are proof that he is not oppressed due to his race,...
    More On: progressives Thieves now mock the rule of law in ‘progressive’ cities like San Francisco Here’s whom Pelosi tapped for new House inequality committee E-bike blood on hands of progressive NYC Council Parents seeing through educrats’ lies about critical race theory can ‘fight the power’ and win For the past year, liberals unleashed on the nation an avalanche...
    A video clip released Wednesday shows an Albemarle County, Virginia school administrator saying parents cannot opt out a student from Critical Race Theory (CRT) lessons because they are “woven through” all class work. Talk radio host Rob Schilling posted a clip of district Diversity Resource Teacher Chris Booz telling parents that there is no opt-out because the race theories are...
    Many on the left are attempting to use Juneteenth to push an anti-American agenda and racial division, but the holiday has always been a day for recognizing America as an exceptional nation, says the leader of the Heritage Foundation, a prestigious conservative think tank.  "Juneteenth is a perfect answer to those who are promoting Critical Race Theory," Kay C. James, president...
    The best thing I have ever read on the subject of critical race theory (CRT) in education was a 2013 article in Harvard Educational Review titled, "McIntosh as Synecdoche, How Teacher Education’s Focus on White Privilege Undermines Antiracism."  The authors were a group called the Midwest Critical Whiteness Collective. As is probably obvious from the name this was no conservative...
    Andrew Caballero-Reynolds/Getty Let our journalists help you make sense of the noise: Subscribe to the Mother Jones Daily newsletter and get a recap of news that matters.The latest “woke” boogeyman riling up conservatives is critical race theory, a scholarly framework that seeks to understand the role race and racism have played in all aspects of society. Of course, ask a...
                        Last weekend, around 50 Tennessee educators marched through Memphis to oppose the state’s new ban on Critical Race Theory in the “Downtown Memphis Solidarity Walk.” The educators gathered at the site where a historical slave market run by Confederate General and Ku Klux Klan Grand Wizard Nathan Bedford...
                        Live from Music Row Wednesday morning on The Tennessee Star Report with Michael Patrick Leahy – broadcast on Nashville’s Talk Radio 98.3 and 1510 WLAC weekdays from 5:00 a.m. to 8:00 a.m. –  host Leahy welcomed all-star panelist, Dr. Carol Swain, to the newsmakers line to talk about her experience...
                        Parents are organizing to recall six members of the Loudoun County Public Schools (LCPS) School Board who kept schools closed and reportedly allowed and encouraged Critical Race Theory curriculum. LCPS parent Ian Prior – one of the leaders behind Fight For Schools, the recall effort – informed The...
    New York Times reporter Astead Wesley was slammed by critics for suggesting that teachers will refrain from explaining the importance of Juneteenth "out of fear" of critical race theory opponents.  On Wednesday, Congress overwhelmingly passed a bill making Juneteenth a federal holiday in a 415-14 vote in the House one day after the bill passed in the Senate. Juneteenth, or...
    The Republican Party’s fight against the teaching of Critical Race Theory (CRT) in schools is akin to neo-Nazis in Germany seeking to revise history and put an end to Holocaust education, according to Jason Stanley, a professor of philosophy at Yale University. Appearing on MSNBC’s The Mehdi Hasan Show on Tuesday night, the professor blasted Republican opposition to Critical Race...
    An NBC News hit piece on grassroots parents’ groups battling Critical Race Theory (CRT) and woke education in K-12 schools has drawn a flood of criticism. The piece, published Tuesday, titled “Critical Race Theory Battle Invades School Boards – with Help from Conservative Groups,” was written by Tyler Kingkade, Brandy Zadrozny, and Ben Collins, and starts out by defining CRT...
    A section of a YouGov poll sponsored by the Economist found 58 percent of Americans have an “unfavorable” view of Critical Race Theory (CRT), while 38 percent view CRT favorably. CRT is a Marxist philosophy that embraces the concept that all social and cultural issues should be viewed through the lens of race. Participants were asked if they have “a good idea...
    But sure, talk to me about how schools should pretend racism doesn't exist. One of the new heroes of the critical race theory battles of 2021 is AL.com political columnist Kyle Whitmer, who followed in Marc Lamont Hill’s footsteps by asking a simple question of the right person. Whitmer asked Alabama state Rep. Chris Pringle, the author of a bill...
    A teacher in Illinois is defending critical race theory as a valuable tool for addressing racism. A TikTok video showed teacher Caleb Wells, whose username is "tiktoksmellyboi" and "emo teacher," responding to a question about why it was racist to oppose critical race theory in the classroom. "When you don't want to teach about how these systems were designed to...
    A new poll reveals that the majority of people in the United States have an unfavorable view of critical race theory. A majority, at 58%, expressed an unfavorable view of critical race theory, while 38% expressed a favorable view, according to the results of a YouGov/Economist poll released Tuesday. The poll comes as debate rages across the country in recent...
    The Southern Baptist Convention (SBC) elected an Alabama pastor to be its new president on Tuesday following a series of fights over Critical Race Theory and its handling of a sexual abuse scandal. Ed Litton, the senior pastor at Redemption Church in Saraland, Alabama, defeated Mike Stone, a Georgia pastor, in a runoff election. Southern Baptist Theological Seminary president Albert...
    Texas Gov. Greg Abbott signed into law Tuesday a bill that outlines how schools in the state should teach students about race and racism and prohibits the teaching of what has become known as critical race theory. While the measure, House Bill 3979, does not specifically mention critical race theory, it mandates how the State Board of Education should frame its curriculum...
    'The way we're going to get after it is to be honest about it, not to sweep it under the rug, and to talk about it,' said Adm. Michael Gilday. In testimony before the House Armed Services Committee on Tuesday, Admiral Michael Gilday, the Navy's chief of operations, said that...
    Republican Texas Gov. Greg Abbott signed legislation to ban the teaching of critical race theory on Tuesday. The legislation details how and what educators can teach as it relates to the history of the United States. The text of the legislation does not actually mention “critical race theory” by name, though it does forbid teachers from “requir[ing] or mak[ing] part...
    Texas Gov. Greg Abbott (R) signed legislation on Tuesday outlining how state schools can teach students about race and racism, and forbidding schools from teaching that individuals bear responsibility for actions committed by people in the past because of their race.  It's the latest GOP-backed state bill to take aim at what is known as critical race theory, which is...
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    Attempts to reverse the election were both an inside and an outside job. Trump's involvement is an untold story, but parts of it are becoming clearer. WaPo: New emails detail Trump’s efforts to have Justice Department take up his false election-fraud claims On the same day as the electoral college met to certify the election results — which was also...
    Nashville — The Southern Baptist Convention tamped down a push from the right at its largest meeting in decades on Tuesday, electing a new president who has worked to bridge racial divides in the church and defeating an effort to make an issue of critical race theory. Ed Litton, a pastor from Alabama, won 52% of the vote in a...
    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (CBSDFW.COM/AP) — The Southern Baptist Convention tamped down a push from the right at its largest meeting in decades on Tuesday, electing a new president who has worked to bridge racial divides in the church and defeating an effort to make an issue of critical race theory. Ed Litton, a pastor from Alabama, won 52% of the vote...
    Indoctrination.It’s an apt description of the left’s overhaul of civics and history education in American schools. Instead of fighting to reopen schools or promoting policies that allow parents to find the best education for their children, the Department of Education, with its powerful teachers union allies, is aiming to radicalize students with ideological curriculum.Under a Department of Education proposed rule,...
                        Tennessee State Representative John Ragan (R-Oak Ridge) offered his thoughts on Shelby County Schools’ (SCS) consideration of implementing racial justice and equity training. Ragan shared with The Tennessee Star that a requirement of this training as a condition of employment could potentially be an issue – it would have to be...
                        Members of a group called No Left Turn in Education this month asked Peach State residents to stand up to Critical Race Theory (CRT) and sign a petition asking government officials to ban it. In a press release, No Left Turn in Education Georgia chapter members also said...
                        FRANKLIN, Tennessee – After around 1200 hours of investigation, a parent-led deep dive team uncovered how a widely-used English curriculum in Tennessee pushes narratives on history and introduces K-5 students to a range of concepts such as Critical Race Theory, suicide ideation, gender fluidity, alcoholism, promiscuity, torture, cannibalism, and...
    NASHVILLE, Tennessee — The Southern Baptist Convention tamped down a push from the right at its largest meeting in decades on Tuesday, electing a new president who has worked to bridge racial divides in the church and defeating an effort to make an issue of critical race theory. Ed Litton, a pastor from Alabama, won 52% of the vote in...
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    More from: Betsy McCaughey Biden needs to make China pay for its actions over COVID Parents CAN beat critical race theory — by running for school boards Bidens overtly anti-white COVID rescue plan wont survive in court Bidens infrastructure plan wages war on the suburban dream Biden is failing to protect America from the next pandemic It’s hard to...
    Rep. Ken Buck, R-Col., told "America Reports" on Tuesday that "Marxist" critical race theory curriculum meant to "drive a wedge between Americans." VIRGINIA PARENTS FURIOUS AFTER GRADUATION SPEAKER'S 'INCENDIARY' WARNING ON RACISM AND WHITE SUPREMACY BUCK: The Marxist ideology that the 1619 Project is based on that the equity principles are based on our very simple, that is to drive...
    Chief of Naval Operations Admiral Michael Gilday refused to condemn the conspiracy theory that white people created AIDS during a testy exchange with Republican Indiana Rep. Jim Banks over critical race theory (CRT) in the military. “Do you personally consider the conspiracy theory that white people started AIDS to be an extremist belief?” Banks asked Gilday. The question referenced a...
    Rep. Haley Stevens, D-Mich., faced intense backlash at a recent town hall meeting after she refused to take a stance on critical race theory, the highly controversial ideology that many blame for certain racial materials in schools. Footage obtained by Fox News showed Stevens being asked about CRT during a June 10 town hall in Northville, Michigan. She responded: "As...
    More On: critical race theory American moms are taking a stand against Critical Race Theory: Devine Black mom blasts critical race theory as ‘not teaching the truth’ Tom Cotton asks Lloyd Austin if military is a ‘fundamentally racist organization’ Florida Department of Education bans critical race theory from classrooms A Virginia school district has gained national attention over its...
    Rep. Doug Lamborn, R-Colo., expressed concern that the U.S. Navy is promoting discrimination by including books about critical race theory on a recommended reading list, specifically pointing at Ibram X. Kendi's "How to Be an Antiracist." At a Tuesday House Armed Services Committee hearing on the Navy's 2022 budget request, Lamborn asked Chief of Naval Operations Adm. Michael Gilday why...
    A top Navy officer got in a heated exchange with Rep. Jim Banks on Tuesday after being confronted about his recommendation that sailors read a book from a top author espousing critical race theory. Adm. Michael Gilday, chief of naval operations, previously released a “professional reading program” reading list that included Ibram X. Kendi’s How to Be an Antiracist....
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    Fox News reported on Monday that Terry McAuliffe, the Virginia Democratic nominee for governor, downplayed concerns about critical race theory in education, describing them as a "right-wing conspiracy." McAuliffe's dismissal was similar to others seen in liberal media outlets, which have attempted to portray the controversy as manufactured or ignorant of the theory itself. But recent revelations from Loudoun County,...
    Civil War "contrabands," fugitive slaves who were emancipated upon reaching the North, mid 1860s Republican efforts to demonize any teaching about race or racism in U.S. history picked up yet another perfect defining moment recently when a “grassroots” parent group was outed as a Republican astroturf effort. “Prep School Accountability” claimed to be a group of parents concerned about their kids’ education...
    Monday on FNC’s “The Ingraham Angle,” Sen. Tom Cotton (R-AR) raised the possibility of using military promotions, typically confirmed by the U.S. Senate on a voice vote, as a tool to halt the practice of indoctrinating military personnel with so-called critical race theory. “The secretary of defense last week acknowledged on the record that our troopers should not be indoctrinated...
                        Live from Music Row Monday morning on The Tennessee Star Report with Michael Patrick Leahy – broadcast on Nashville’s Talk Radio 98.3 and 1510 WLAC weekdays from 5:00 a.m. to 8:00 a.m. –  host Leahy welcomed national security expert and Lincoln Fellow of the Claremont Institute David Reaboi to the...
    Nikole Hannah-Jones, a writer for the New York Times and the lead author of the 1619 Project, joined MSNBC host Joy Reid for an interview in which she called opposition to critical race theory “dangerous.” Hannah-Jones said that although the anti-critical race theory laws that have been passed in some states may “appear very silly,”  the United States is “in...