Attacks on Critical Race Theory

Critical Race Theory started in the United States over 30 years ago. In the last two years, vicious attacks have started against it all over the world. Political forces in the United States in particular have attempted overtly or covertly to ban its use. More than 20 US states have passed laws restricting the teaching of certain principles that they claim are affiliated with CRT. The talk will help to shed light on the topic. What is CRT really? Why the upsurge on attacks? Should proponents of CRT fight back? What does this campaign against CRT mean for the future of discussion of race issues in the United States or elsewhere as well as broader freedom of speech issues?

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