The American Federation of Teachers (AFT) will feature Critical Race Theory champion Ibram X. Kendi Wednesday during its biennial TEACH (Together Educating America’s Children) professional development conference.
Kendi, the author of Antiracist Baby, has received the backing of the Biden Education Department.
Ibram X. Kendi is scheduled to speak Wednesday at the American Federation of Teachers’ TEACH Conference.
— Corey A. DeAngelis (@DeAngelisCorey) July 6, 2021
It needs to be said again.https://t.co/7zDxprrkVa
— Ibram X. Kendi (@DrIbram) April 16, 2021
In April, Education Secretary Miguel Cardona’s office proposed a rule that called for the development of “culturally responsive teaching” in American History and Civics and held up the widely discredited “1619 Project” as a model for schools to teach these subjects.
The rule intends to establish priorities for grants in American History and Civics Education programs that incorporate Critical Race Theory-based curricula, such as the “1619 Project.”
The department elaborated