Democrat Rep. Steven Horsford (NV) applauded his wife at a “Conversation on Educational Justice” event last week as she detailed her own use of Critical Race Theory (CRT) in the classroom. This comes as some Democrats, such as former Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe (D), dismiss CRT as a “right-wing conspiracy theory.”
Horsford’s wife, Dr. Sonya Douglass Horsford, works as an “Associate Professor of Education Leadership in the Department of Organization and Leadership at Teachers College, Columbia University, where she conducts research and teaches courses on the politics of race and inequality in education,” according to her website. She spoke at the event last week, where her husband could be seen nodding and applauding along to her support of CRT.
“[Let me] tell you a little bit of just about my research agenda which is highly controversial now. I do use Critical Race Theory. I would have been doing that since