Military Institutions Dodge Questions on Critical Race TheoryEpoch Times, United States politics | The Epoch Times

U.S. military institutions dodged questions about the role of Critical Race Theory (CRT), a topic that recently triggered heated exchanges between conservative legislators and defense leaders. The Epoch Times reached out to military bases regarding CRT cases reported via a whistleblower program launched at the end of May by Rep. Dan Crenshaw (R-Texas) and Sen. Tom Cotton (R-Ark.). Academies were also contacted for more curriculum details to support defense leaders’ argument that teaching CRT fosters an open-minded military. In response, the U.S. Naval Academy commented without addressing the CRT question, and West Point confirmed receiving and working on the request but didn’t comment. In addition, the Office of the Secretary of Defense press operations and local military base deferred to each other in response to a CRT case inquiry. The question was whether the whistleblower’s report of soldiers requiring to “experience and share a significant emotional event” occurred at inclusion training at …Read More

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