‘Critical Race Theory Is the New Racism,’ Says Texas Public Policy Foundation ScholarEpoch Times, United States politics | The Epoch Times

A scholar at the Texas Public Policy Foundation, a conservative think tank, told The Epoch Times’ “Crossroads” program that he believes Critical Race Theory (CRT) “is the new racism,” while praising a bill being finalized in the Texas state legislature that would ban “racial scapegoating” and other objectionable practices that he attributed to the theory. Thomas Lindsay, a distinguished senior fellow of higher education and constitutional studies at the Texas Public Policy Foundation, said that there are CRT-inspired programs “being instituted down to the third grade, where they’re telling third-grade children that because of the color of their skin, they are oppressors, meaning that because of the color of their skin, they’re bad.” “That used to be called racism,” he said. “And unfortunately, critical race theory is the new racism.” CRT—which espouses the idea that race is not natural, but socially constructed to oppress and exploit minorities—is an offshoot of the quasi-Marxist …Read More

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