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Six Unsettling Features of DEI in K-12 [Abridged]
Shortened guide for parents, educators, and anyone concerned about new curricular interventions
When I say shortened, I mean this article is boiled down to is essense. This article packs a punch - it starts out heavy hitting with no sign of relief towards the “educuational” rot spreading throughout our schools. It links to many supporting articles/documents, including access to their well crafted powerpoint presentation.2
This is the perfect article to share with others to awaken them to the dangers of this divisive ‘Anti-racist’, Social Justice curriculum of woke, which removes the merits of academic achievement and replaces them with a marxist vision of Utopia.
In her telling, when her children began attending Evanston schools, “within the first year, my children were being taught about white supremacy and white privilege and that all white people were rich and racist.”
The lesson sank in. Her son returned from school and announced that he could not pursue his dreams of becoming a lawyer, because, in his words, “there are these systems put in place that prevent Black people from accomplishing anything” (Figure 6). Whatever inequities do remain in American life, no parent wants their son to learn at school that he cannot pursue his dreams because of his skin color.
CRT/DEI distorts one’s vision by infusing race into every aspect of life. This tactic is to make race a defining characteristic, a characteristic which can not be changed. While the race of an individual is definitive based upon the ancestral lineage of parents, one’s race is not defining of their accomplishments they achieve in life.
The hallmark of the white supremacy culture thesis is that many of the traits and supposed virtues valued in American society, such as “objectivity,” “rational, linear thinking,” “worship of the written word,” and “planning for the future” are distinctively and uniquely “white” cultural constructs.
People who identify as multi-racial increased by 276 percent, from 9 million in 2010 to 33.8 million in 2020. What do you say to those children?!
ABRIDGED: SIX UNSETTLING FEATURES OF DEI IN K-123
This abridged version gives a lot of information about the DIE initiative (Diversity, Inclusion, Equity) but in a way so that will keep their brain from being overloaded. It can be a lot for someone to grasp the first time they realize the Matrix isn’t real.
For the initiated, I recommend the unabridged version of the entire four part ‘back to school’ series: