Point: Critical race theory wants to define us - we shouldn't allow it
July 23, 2021
(The Jewish Journal via JNS) — Whose job is it to define who I am? Is it an institution’s job or is it mine?
In all the brouhaha over critical race theory, this question is rarely asked. That may be because much of the controversy over CRT has been about defining a nation and a system.
CRT is a theoretical genre within the larger realm of critical theory that has become a mainstream movement. It teaches that the United States was founded on racism, oppression and white supremacy — and that these forces are still rooted in our society.
What gets overlooked within this movement, however...