By Gary Peller | Politico
Published in June of 2021

SUMMARY: Co-editor of Critical Race Theory: The Key Writings That Formed the Movement Gary Peller says that the vehement backlash against critical race theory makes is readily apparent why critical race theory is needed. Using simple, real world examples Peller details how CRT can help analyze social practices (policing, education) and how they are affected by racism.

KEY QUOTE: “The point of those who seek to ban what they call “CRT” is not to contest our vision of racial justice, or to debate our social critique. It is instead to tap into a dependable reservoir of racial anxiety among whites. This is a political strategy that has worked for as long as any of us can remember, and CRT simply serves as the convenient face of the campaign today—a soft target.”

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ARTICLE: What is Critical Race Theory?

In clear and concise prose with plenty of opportunity to dig deeper the editors of Faithfully Magazine list the core concepts and roots of critical race theory in addition to the inception of and current iteration of the backlash against critical race theory. An excellent starting point to learning about CRT.

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