Better than watching cable news pundits scream at the camera from some faraway New York City studio. We appreciate the local perspective.
We thought TKC readers might appreciate this nuanced and thoughtful passage that challenges the mainstream media narrative . . .
Conservative writer Danedri Herbert said one of her frustrations with critical race theory was that it left the impression white people had to change laws or reform organizations so Black people could reach their full potential. As she said, “I’m going to be honest. I don’t need your help.” To put a finer point on it, she said there was a sense Blacks were incapable of simple errands such as finding an office of the Division of Motor Vehicles to obtain a photo identification.
She said a more balanced approach to teaching young people about racism would be to delve into subjects of slavery and inequality, but also celebrate historical contributions of Blacks and how far the country had come in creating equitable opportunity for people.
“I don’t have any anger about racism in our country,” she said. “I don’t like it. It doesn’t fill me with anger.”
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Critical race theory in Kansas: Anti-American indoctrination? Or political scare tactic? | Kansas Reflector
TOPEKA - Conservative writer Danedri Herbert would welcome a state law banning critical race theory from K-12 public school curriculum because that academic movement represents a self-indulgent contemplation of racism and reinforces soft bigotry of low expectations for minorities.