White House Press Secretary Jen Psaki repeated her spin on the controversial teaching of critical race theory in schools as teaching “history” during a press briefing on Friday.
“The president is obviously a big fan of education. The first lady is a teacher. She’s a union teacher. I’m wondering, what are the president’s thoughts on anti-racism curriculum in the classroom,” RealClearPolitics White House reporter Philip Wegmann asked.
Psaki replied that the U.S. still has “systemic racism” that needs to be acknowledged and addressed through government schools.
“The president believes that in our history, there are many dark moments. And there is not just slavery and racism in our history, there is systemic racism that is still impacting society today,” she said.
Psaki also capitalized on the concerns of parents around the nation who are wary of leftist indoctrination in their children’s schools by reaffirming that she and President Joe Biden are parents who believe “that kids should learn about