(FOX News, 8/17/21) A group of Black conservatives is urging school boards around the U.S. to adopt civic-minded courses that focus on the Founding Fathers’ ideals instead of critical race theory. In an open letter published Monday, members of the nonprofit Woodson Center’s 1776 Unites Initiative argued that CRT and similar ideas teach young children of color that they are born into a racist system with no hope to control their own lives.
“The prevailing narrative of racial grievance has been corrupting the instruction of American history and the humanities for many decades, but has accelerated dangerously over the past year,” the letter reads. “The most damaging effects of such instruction fall on lower income minority children, who are implicitly told that they are helpless victims with no power or agency to shape their own futures.”
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