Welcome back to Education Insanity, a weekly column updating you on the most insane events taking place in our nation’s schools. Here we’ll delve into the growing presence of critical race theory — the ideology that claims that America is irredeemably rooted in racism — and “woke” culture.
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10. UNC Hires ‘1619 Project’ Creator As Race And Investigative Journalism Professor – The College Fix
The University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill announced that it hired Nikole Hannah-Jones — the author of the controversial New York Times “1619 Project” — to become a race and investigative journalism professor. Hannah-Jones won a Pulitzer Prize for the “1619 Project,” though historians condemned the writings, forcing the New York Times to issue corrections over historical inaccuracies.
9. Marquette Theology Class: Analyze How Systemic Racism ‘Benefits White People’ From ‘Theological Lens’ – Young America’s Foundation
A Marquette University theology class asked students to analyze the “structural features of race and racism in the US” through the “theological