Critical Race Theory Explains How Race Permeates Society, Says Professor 1

Critical Race Theory Explains How Race Permeates Society, Says Professor

 

Professors Ibram X. Kendi and Keisha Blain discuss recent remarks from Army Gen. Mark Milley, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, on teaching critical race theory.

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Critical Race Theory Explains How Race Permeates Society, Says Professor

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  1. They brought Kendi??? Dayum must be too easy to be a professor now. Guess that’s another joke of a profession.

    1. @Jason Smith They have, many many many times, as have you. And why not? What are you afraid of? If you’ve raised them well and taught them to think for themselves, they will not be brainwashed from studying history. And they might learn something about themselves and their society.

    2. No, it’s formalizing a victimhood/scapegoat mentality that many white people as well as poc utterly despise. It says that no matter what a poc accomplishes in their life, they will always be a victim. And that even if a white guy is homeless, he has ‘privilege’. It’s all idiotic college freshman nonsense talk, but now there’s a name to it- crt.

    3. It is a stupid name because it’s not a theory, it’s a fact. The governments of this country (local, state, and federal) along with the banking industry and many businesses have had racism baked into their policies and actions for hundreds of years. That has prevented many black families from benefiting from previous generations to help build wealth. If you are against Critical Race Theory, you are basically against learning history. If your against learning about history, I guess you are pro ignorance? Sounds about right for the Republicans. They count on most of their constituents to be ignorant. I recently had a lively discussion with long time Republican and Trump supporter and he had some theories about what had caused the US to decline in the last 30 years. Luckily I had a computer available so I was able to fact check and research during the conversation.He still believed Obama had golfed more than Trump. And couldn’t quite understand that Trump golfed at one of his own courses every single time, thus putting our tax dollars directly into his pocket Some of the stuff he was talking about I had never heard of. But after researching all of the problems he was blaming Democrats for, it turned out that every single one of them was done by Republicans. How is that even possible to be that passionate and that ignorant at the same time? Did he leave enlightened? Of course not. There are a lot of Americans ( a scary amount) that just want to be ignorant.

    4. @concerned biker it’s called cognitive dissonance lol. Don’t waste your time. The y still want to watch fox and go to these right wing scare sites online because they want to be lied to in order to justify bad behavior in their lives and in society smh.

    5. Please notice four things about CRT:
      (1) The very similar concept & beleifs of “whiteness” to the concept or “Jewery” that Nazism depended on.
      (2) CRT’s acceptance & power depends on methods of emotional manipulation that Cults use to control. See the BITE model.
      CRT Believers crumble whenever I raise this – though i feel like some realize a bit that they were emotionally manipulated into it; they didn’t decide or choose or believe based on a healthy educational process.
      (3) The label is called “anti racist” when in principle, the beliefs & solutions are fundamentally racist & discriminatory.
      (4) There solutuons are often (such as Kendra Ibrim’s) are literally a Facist regime by definition, or close to it.
      Enough is enough!

    1. This sounds EXACTLY like what MLK would say when he was alive… Man would literally be cancelled today.

    2. @Real100Talk We as Sinful and Imperfect Humans need to be extremely careful about Judging one another PERIOD!

    1. Please notice four things about CRT:
      (1) The very similar concept & beleifs of “whiteness” to the concept or “Jewery” that Nazism depended on.
      (2) CRT’s acceptance & power depends on methods of emotional manipulation that Cults use to control. See the BITE model.
      CRT Believers crumble whenever I raise this – though i feel like some realize a bit that they were emotionally manipulated into it; they didn’t decide or choose or believe based on a healthy educational process.
      (3) The label is called “anti racist” when in principle, the beliefs & solutions are fundamentally racist & discriminatory.
      (4) There solutuons are often (such as Kendra Ibrim’s) are literally a Facist regime by definition, or close to it.
      Enough is enough!

    2. @Charlie From Starkville, Mississippi Black slaves originated from black tribal elites in Africa who later sold them to white men in exchange for the many never seen before goodies from Europe.

    3. @Charlie From Starkville, Mississippi uhhh… All humans literally started out the same, but why was Africa the colonized one?

  2. “Widely read” in a society that is possessed by one book, written by semi-illiterates for an illiterate community, sounds like a thread of logic in a potpourri of ignorance & confusion. So much parallel between the United States today and the Roman Empire in its declining days.

    1. Please notice four things about CRT:
      (1) The very similar concept & beleifs of “whiteness” to the concept or “Jewery” that Nazism depended on.
      (2) CRT’s acceptance & power depends on methods of emotional manipulation that Cults use to control. See the BITE model.
      CRT Believers crumble whenever I raise this – though i feel like some realize a bit that they were emotionally manipulated into it; they didn’t decide or choose or believe based on a healthy educational process.
      (3) The label is called “anti racist” when in principle, the beliefs & solutions are fundamentally racist & discriminatory.
      (4) There solutuons are often (such as Kendra Ibrim’s) are literally a Facist regime by definition, or close to it.
      Enough is enough!

  3. “Judge people by the content of their character and not by the color of their skin” Martin Luther King JR.

    1. @Bladed Ninja the word joking is offensive because it includes “king” and king is a toxic masculity term used by the patriarchy.

    1. If you are half white you bare ‘half’ the guilt of being slave owner regardless of who you are !

    2. @Lar M Obama is exactly half white and half black. Heck, his father was from Kenya and not even descended from slave blood.

    3. @Lar M Feeling guilty for things that happened in the past that you had nothing to do with is a personal choice and it shouldn’t prevent us from discussing the facts and trying to find solutions to the problems this country face – one of which we all can agree is racial disparities. The facts don’t care about your fragility. The folks who are adamantly opposed to CRT are the ones whom are reluctant to acknowledge or relinquish any form of privilege or level the playing field. At this point it’s more about power than race.

    4. You automatically assume the race of the darkest side of the two races. One drop tarnishes the entire person. One ounce of blackness causes that person to become black. Duh! *Sarcasm*

      Everybody that says Obama and bubba Wallace is black but not white is racist without even knowing it. A little melanin = black and oppressed in some people’s eyes.

    1. They dont hate civil right, they thing that civil rights never addresed problem itself.

      Outlawing something wont solve it
      It is like murders – you can have capital punishment for murder, if you dont solve cause of murders, it will continue

      Same with racism, outlawing it is good but it doesnt solve the problem
      CRT is explaining that racism is social problem, not individual problem

    2. @Matej Brezničan educating people by telling them they’re racist because of their skin color and not content of character…you’re a clown

  4. Sometimes it is claimed by those who argue that race is just a social construct that the human genome project shows that because people share roughly 99% of their genes in common, that there are no races. This is silly.
    J. Philippe Rushton

    A race is what zoologists term a variety or subdivision of a species.
    J. Philippe Rushton

    Those objecting to the concept of race argue that the taxonomic definitions are arbitrary and subjective.
    J. Philippe Rushton

    Of course, individuals vary greatly within each racial group and should be treated as such.
    J. Philippe Rushton

    Unless one is a religious fundamentalist and believes that man was created in the image and likeness of God, it is foolish to believe that human beings are exempt from biological classification and the laws of evolution that apply to all other life forms.
    J. Philippe Rushton

    Each race (or variety) is characterized by a more or less distinct combination of inherited morphological, behavioral, physiological traits.
    J. Philippe Rushton

    Deconstructing the concept of race not only conflicts with people’s tendency to classify and build family histories according to common descent but also ignores the work of biologists studying non-human species.
    J. Philippe Rushton

    The mean pattern of educational and economic achievement within multi-racial countries such as Canada and the United States has increasingly been found to prove valid internationally.
    J. Philippe Rushton

    To deny the predictive validity of race at this level is nonscientific and unrealistic.
    J. Philippe Rushton

  5. Now we have black people cannot be black because he or she is holding different beliefs. If you don’t vote Democrat you cannot be black !

  6. Top me there are only two kinds of people. Good or bad.Their skins tells me absolutely nothing about their own characters. It does takes time to really know the truth about any particular person.

  7. The military is the last place that needs to be “woke” it’s main purpose is to protect this country not become another wing of the Democrat party.affirmative action is no place for it as well, the leaders need to the top of the top and not just someone that was promoted because they are trying to meet a government quota.

    1. Please educate yourself on what critical race theory is before you dismiss it. Thank you 🙂

  8. They are such cowards. All they can do is toss around vague assertions–as opposed to putting forth specific policy proposals, like charter schools, or changing tax policy.

  9. “antiracism” is anticapitalism. Capitalism has vaulted more blacks from poverty to the middle class than any other economic system in the history of mankind.

  10. “I have a nightmare: people should be judged by the color of their skin rather than the content of their character”
    – The Modern LEFT

  11. It’s Official. Critical Race theory teaches Rascism. The US Military is now again allowed to teach and enable Rascism and enforce it with this training.

  12. I was an adult before I ever heard about red-lining, or about how black farmers were denied federal farm aid. Why shouldn’t that be taught in schools?!?

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