Critical Race Theory: An Explanation, Pt. 1

Although as a concept, it has been around for over 40 years, Critical race theory has recently become a controversial topic. This topic exploded in the public arena —especially in K-12, where numerous state legislatures debated bills seeking to ban its use in the classroom.

In this modern context, when considering this terminology, a bifurcated set of questions quickly emerge.

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D. Elisabeth Glassco

A native of of the great state of Mississippi and proud resident of New Jersey. Lecturer and Doctoral candidate in Media, Race, Class, and Politics @Rutgers.