Most history buffs know that the Chinese Cultural Revolution was a horrific period that resulted in the death of nearly 1.5 million people.
As you may remember, it started with a massive “youth mobilization movement.”
According to History.com: The population was urged to rid itself of the “Four Olds”: Old customs, old culture, old habits, and old ideas.
Well, this week a Virginia mom of Chinese origin stood up to compare Critical Race Theory to the CCR.
In an eloquent speech, Xi Van Fleet described why these two ideologies were similar.
This is what she said, according to Fox News:
“I’ve been very alarmed by what’s going on in our schools,” Xi Van Fleet told the Loudoun County School Board members. “You are now teaching, training our children to be social justice warriors and to loathe our country and our history.”
She likened CRT, which critics deride as a form of “neo-racism,” to China’s Cultural Revolution, a Mao-led