‘Anti-Racist’ Education Is Anything But

Ibram X. Kendi on CBS This Morning in 2019. (CBS This Morning/via YouTube)
The “anti-racist” evangelists are mounting a self-serving culture war.

NRPLUS MEMBER ARTICLE S tudents are heading back to school this fall (in-person or remotely) after the longest, strangest summer on record. It’s been the summer not just of COVID but also of massive protests and rioting triggered by the police killing of George Floyd in May. Calls for racial justice have swept the land, and schools have responded by embracing the push for “anti-racist” education. This should be a wonderful thing. If there’s anything that promises to unite a divided nation, it’s joining together to advance equality and justice.

Thus, it’s no surprise that “anti-racism” has found an eager reception. It has made a

Frederick M. HessMr. Hess is the director of education-policy studies at the American Enterprise Institute.

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