Critical Race Theory (CRT)

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“Antiracism” Comes to the Heartland

For years, Americans have watched as educators have pushed deeply divisive “antiracism” programs in coastal cities such as Berkeley, Portland, and Seattle. Now “antiracism” has come to the heartland. Read More ›
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Radicals in the Classroom

The San Diego Unified School District has been radicalized. In recent months, the district has announced mandatory diversity training for teachers, added a new “ethnic studies” curriculum focused on racial grievance, and even abolished the requirement to turn in homework on time—all in the name of becoming, in the words of school board member Richard Barrera, “an anti-racist school district.” Read More ›
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Indoctrinating an Entire School System in PC Racism

What’s the goal here? Simply put, to transform Seattle schools into activist organizations. At the conclusion of the training, teachers had to explain how they will practice “anti-racist pedagogy,” address the “social-justice movements taking place” and become “anti-racist outside the classroom.” Read More ›
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Chloé Valdary with Chris Rufo on Critical Race Theory

Chris Rufo in conversation with Chloé Valdary, founder of Theory of Enchantment, a substantive alternative to critical race theory-based training programs. Together, they debate the arguments for and against critical race theory, discuss President Trump's executive order, and take questions from the audience. Read More ›
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Burn It Down

American cities are entering a period of chaos. Protests and riots have dominated headlines, but beneath the surface, activists are launching an unprecedented campaign to overthrow the traditional justice system. Read More ›
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Chris Rufo talking with Tim Poole

Debunking Critical Race Theory With Chris Rufo

Chris Rufo Talks at length with Tim Poole about Critical Race Theory and the process that led to President Donald Trump's executive order banning Federal funding of programs that include "offensive and anti-American race and sex stereotyping and scapegoating". Read More ›
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State-enforced Racial Segregation — by Progressives

State-sanctioned racial segregation ended with the Civil Rights Act of 1964 but has recently returned in an unlikely place: government agencies in Seattle. According to new whistleblower documents I’ve reviewed, at least three public agencies in the region have implemented race-segregated diversity trainings. Read More ›
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Liberalism and Its Discontents

Liberalism and Its Discontents

In this webinar, Center on Wealth & Poverty Director Christopher Rufo speaks with Professor Patrick Deneen about his most recent book Why Liberalism Failed, the civil unrest sweeping the nation, and the upcoming election. Patrick J. Deneen is Professor of Political Science at the University of Notre Dame and has written four books, including The Odyssey of Political Theory, Democratic Faith, Conserving America?, and Read More ›

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President Donald J. Trump signs the Constitution Day, Citizenship Day, and Constitution Week 2020 Proclamation Thursday, Sept. 17, 2020, during the White House Conference on American History at the National Archives and Records Administration in Washington, D.C
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Christopher Rufo in the Wall Street Journal: The Truth About Critical Race Theory

Moderator Chris Wallace asked President Trump during last week’s debate why he “directed federal agencies to end racial-sensitivity training that addresses white privilege or critical race theory.” Mr. Trump answered: “I ended it because it’s racist.” Participants “were asked to do things that were absolutely insane,” he explained. “They were teaching people to hate our country.” Read More ›