Brian Mudd: The 1619 Project Is the Catalyst of Critical Race Theory in Schools

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In education Understanding where the battle is being fought Critical race theory has of course been an inflection point within this entire debate And it is very much a thing Critical race theory goes back many decades The first published work 1993 The actual book called critical race theory published in 2001 But what by and large has made its way into our schools And in some cases our classrooms has not been critical race theory by name And that's the way that far too many are addressing this particular issue The single greatest catalyst though you've got to be mindful of right now is the 1619 Project Course the work that goes back a few years ago put forward by a New York Times writer advanced by the Pulitzer center As it won a Pulitzer Prize which subsequently got it into our

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