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Missouri Republicans See Teaching Critical Race Theory As 'Divisive And Unnecessary'

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Jim Bowen

Critical Race Theory is being debated in statehouses across the country.

Missouri joins 20 states that have considered bills to ban the teaching of CRT in public schools. This primer includes when Critical Race Theory started, how it intersects with other disciplines and why its teaching is being challenged now after being taught for nearly 50 years in learning institutions throughout the U.S.

  • Toya Like, associate professor, Interim Chair of Race Ethnic and Gender Studies, University of Missouri - Kansas City
  • Darius Watson, PhD, Assistant Professor of Political Science, Lincoln University
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