Realism, Idealism, and the Deradicalization of Critical Race Theory

Patrick Anderson Recent debates about Critical Race Theory (CRT) have been abysmally uninformed at best and utterly inaccurate at worst. From corporate media and right-wing rags to independent left media, almost everyone has misrepresented or misunderstood the origins, histories, and theories of what is today known as CRT. This three-part series corrects these misunderstandings. Part 1 provides…

Critical Race Theory: Opponents Are Just Proving Our Point for Us

Gary Peller Conservative activists have branded all race reform efforts in education and employment as CRT. “Liberal categories of reason and neutrality might bear the marks of history and struggle, including racial and other forms of social power.” A parents’ group in Washoe County, Nevada wants teachers to wear body cams, just to make sure….