A whistleblower at Hasbro secretly recorded and disseminated one of the company’s training sessions that claimed babies as young as three months old can show racial preferences.
Hasbro packaging engineer David Johnson shared internal training with Project Veritas, a right-wing guerrilla journalism organization. The training mimicked the teachings of Critical Race Theory and stated that kids “as young as two are already using race to reason about people’s behaviors.”
“We may see this play out in daycare or on the playgrounds and how kids are starting to choose or exclude playmates and friends,” the training claims.
The training continued to state that three, four, and five-year-olds can exemplify racial preferences and even show a “pro-white bias.”
“By age three, children are already starting to apply stereotypes, and research shows that they also may use racist language intentionally at this age,” the training said. “White children at this age may report explicit or overt negative attitudes towards people of color … By age four,