Mississippi Gov Tate Reeves Calls For State Legislature To Ban Critical Race Theory From Taxpayer-Funded Classrooms


Mississippi Gov. Tate Reeves is calling for the state legislature to prohibit the teaching of critical race theory in taxpayer-funded classrooms.

“There has been a push from radical leftists across the nation to teach children a vicious lie: that this country is fundamentally racist and that your skin color makes you inherently racist,” the governor said in his Fiscal Year 2023 Executive Budget Recommendation.

“Those two core principles form the foundation of a philosophy known as Critical Race Theory. It is destructive to young children. It runs contrary to basic history. It is purely propaganda for a group that wants to accumulate power by dividing American children into victims and oppressors. Elite power-seekers want to be seen as saviors, so they attempt to divide, humiliate, and indoctrinate our children.

“There is nothing wrong with teaching the truth about America’s successes and our sins. We must not, however, allow the creeping influence of Critical Race Theory to undermine our children’s educations. Mississippi should, i… (Read more)

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