LTRP Note: In December of 2019, Lighthouse Trails first alerted its readers to Critical Race Theory and its entering the church with our article titled “Southern Baptist Convention Adopts “Critical Race Theory”—A Dangerous Marxist “Solution” That Will Not Work.” Later, in the summer of 2020, we released a booklet addressing Critical Race Theory and the church. The following out-of-house news story is posted for informational and research purposes.
By Peter Svab
The Epoch Times
Republicans in at least seven states have introduced proposals that would ban the teaching concepts of the quasi-Marxist critical race theory (CRT). The measures range from banning government agencies from conducting training based on the theory to prohibiting the incorporation of the concepts into school curricula.
The efforts follow President Joe Biden’s reversal of last year’s executive order by President Donald Trump that banned federal agencies, contractors, subcontractors, and grantees from instructing their employees to follow CRT tenets.
CRT has gradually proliferated in recent decades through academia, government structures, school systems, and the corporate world. It redefines human history as a struggle between the “oppressors” (white people) and the “oppressed” (everybody else), similarly to Marxism’s reduction of history to a struggle between the “bourgeoisie” and the “proletariat.” It labels institutions that emerged in majority-white societies as racist and “white supremacist.” Click here to continue reading.
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