Critical Race Theory Is Divisive And Discriminatory
Critical Race Theory Is Divisive And Discriminatory
Critical Race Theory (CRT) is an incredibly divisive and discriminatory theory that is being put into practice across multiple levels of government, colleges, and our schools. It needs to stop.
President Trump issued an Executive Order that stated the following:
“Today, however, many people are pushing a different vision of America that is grounded in hierarchies based on collective social and political identities rather than in the inherent and equal dignity of every person as an individual. This ideology is rooted in the pernicious and false belief that America is an irredeemably racist and sexist country; that some people, simply on account of their race or sex, are oppressors; and that racial and sexual identities are more important than our common status as human beings and Americans.
This destructive ideology is grounded in misrepresentations of our country’s history and its role in the world. Although presented as new and revolutionary, they resurrect the discredited notions of the nineteenth century’s apologists for slavery who, like President Lincoln’s rival Stephen A. Douglas, maintained that our government “was made on the white basis” “by white men, for the benefit of white men.” Our Founding documents rejected these racialized views of America, which were soundly defeated on the blood-stained battlefields of the Civil War. Yet they are now being repackaged and sold as cutting-edge insights. They are designed to divide us and to prevent us from uniting as one people in pursuit of one common destiny for our great country.”
CRT literally promotes discrimination and segregation. The 1619 Project, a key component, pushes for the country to accept that the true founding of our country was with the first slave ship landing on our shores in 1619, and promotes the unfounded and debunked idea tthat our country was founded to keep slavery intact. The 1619 Project along with Critical Race Theory is now being taught in our schools as fact.
On a side note, I’m for teaching the 1619 Project. AS LONG AS students are also taught counter arguments to the same. The problem is, Critical Race Theory adherents demand that their way is the ONLY way. For example, Ibram Kendi wrote a book called “How to be an AntiRacist.” Just this year, Fairfax County public schools paid him $20K to teach the teachers about this. What was he teaching?
“The only remedy to racist discrimination is antiracist discrimination. The only remedy to past discrimination is present discrimination. The only remedy to present discrimination is future discrimination. As President Lyndon B. Johnson said in 1965, “You do not take a person who, for years, has been hobbled by chains and liberate him, bring him up to the starting line of a race and then say, ‘You are free to compete with all the others,’ and still justly believe that you have been completely fair.” As U.S. Supreme Court Justice Harry Blackmun wrote in 1978, “In order to get beyond racism, we must first take account of race. There is no other way. And in order to treat some persons equally, we must treat them differently.””
Do our readers remember what happened this summer? Every company, no matter the size, sent email after email after email virtue signaling that ‘we as a company acknowledge our problem whiteness and hidden racism. We promise to do so much better because Black Lives Matter!’
But when anyone asked the question as to why don’t we consider ALL lives important, we were treated to screaming diatribes of invectives and ordered to check our privilege.
Critical Race Theory demands that we, no matter if we are white, Hispanic, Asian, female or male, confess that we are racist, fold up our tents, and zip our lips.
Where have we seen that before? Oh yeah, that’s right. In Germany in the 1930’s and 1940’s. It didn’t end well for Hitler and the stain lingers. With CRT, we are seeing in real time that the lessons haven’t been learned.
Joe Rogan, definitely not a conservative, is dealing with woke Spotify employees demanding that they be allowed to censor his interviews.
Swarthmore College students are demanding that Critical Race Theory be a mandatory requirement for graduation.
Companies are bowing to this discriminatory political correctness and putting together diversity committees to ‘solve the problem.’ What problem? That of white privilege. Question: How do you solve a problem of white privilege when the office and plant consisting of 100+ employees is only 1% white?
The White House order banning federal contractors from "race and sex stereotyping" is…bananas. Takes the idea that white men are the real victims, and basically makes it law. pic.twitter.com/k7qhOPEhdl— John Sinclair Foley (@johnsfoley) September 22, 2020
No dear, what we are trying to do is push back against the insidious identity politics that has and is causing more harm than good. College examples are Oberlin, Evergreen, Yale, Dartmouth, and many more.
Another example is how Supreme Court Justice nominee Amy Coney Barrett is being treated. Ibram Kendi tweeted this.
Some White colonizers "adopted" Black children. They "civilized" these "savage" children in the "superior" ways of White people, while using them as props in their lifelong pictures of denial, while cutting the biological parents of these children out of the picture of humanity. https://t.co/XBE9rRnoqq— Ibram X. Kendi (@DrIbram) September 26, 2020
This is Critical Race Theory at its core. We are being told to assume every aspect of our life is racist and respond with apologies and behavior changes. CRT adherents lecture everyone else while engaging in their own unchecked divisiveness and discrimination.
To start: realizing their privilege, fight for black causes without speaking over black voices, donate to black charities, vote for candidates who dismantle systemic racism, study black history, denounce cultural appropriation, promote and support black-owned businesses.— Moxie (@MoxieRocker) September 27, 2020
Except that by the mere dint of speaking, we are supposed to use our careful words instead of using our Constitutional right to Freedom of Speech. Critical Race Theory demands speech in one direction and one direction only. Which leads to dreck like this being ignored or excused.
She was reporting the facts. I want to know from where she got the little negro fella. And did she pay for him. Is he real to her or part of her mission work? We know what she is doing.— BMPcharlotte (@BMPcharlotte) September 27, 2020
Critical Race Theory and books like “White Fragility” tells us that open bigotry, divisiveness, and discrimination are 100% ok as long as the dialogue is anti-white. The media, of course, is buying into this load of horseshit with open arms.
Our Republic was founded upon the premise that ALL men are created equal. Our Founders set the wheels in motion to deal with slavery by putting our Constitution in place. Martin Luther King furthered equal rights for all, while the good intentions of the Civil Rights Act and others, have caused more harm than good.
President Trump’s order to end radical training in the federal bureaucracy is a good first step.— Heather Mac Donald (@HMDatMI) September 25, 2020
Next up should be the millions of taxpayer dollars devoted annually to cultivating race- and sex-based grievance in the sciences.
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That said, the greater harm is to let Critical Race Theory stand as if it is THE authority. It is not. Furthermore, not one single American should be comfortable with the fact that CRT rejoices in targeted discrimination. That is wrong and history has shown us time and again how very detrimental that is to society.
Critical Race Theory believes that if one is white, that person should be marginalized and shunted aside. Critical Race Theory is antithetical to freedom, and seeks to return us to an era of discrimination while trampling on our Constitutional rights. We cannot and should not let that happen.
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