Culture, Politics, States

Texas Approaches Banning Anti-White “Critical Race” Curriculum

Texas Republicans are looking to take a bite out of Critical Race Theory.

On April 28, 2021, the Texas Senate passed legislation that would prohibit teachers from being forced to teach critical race theory. Critical Race Theory refers to an ideology which maintains that America is a fundamentally racist country and institutions like the Constitution, property rights, and capitalism are vestiges of a racist society, and thus, must be abolished in the name of anti-racism. The bill was passed on strictly partisan lines by a vote of 18-13…

Further, the bill bans teachers from using instruction material that declares one race or sex being superior to another.

After the passage of Creighton’s bill, Lieutenant Governor Dan Patrick released a statement in firm opposition to Critical Race Theory.

“Texans reject critical race theory and other so-called ‘woke’ philosophies that maintain that one race or sex is inherently superior to another race or sex or that any individual, by virtue of his or her race or sex, is inherently racist, sexist or oppressive. These divisive concepts have been inserted into curriculums around the state, but they have no place in Texas schools. SB 2202 will ensure that they cannot be taught,” declared Patrick. Read more…

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