Kansas City Star Champions Critical Race Theory To Start Black History Month

Once again the newspaper reveals that it's stuck in the 1960s as public education culture war occupies far too much headspace whilst the rest of the world struggles to keep up with technology and a rapidly evolving global economy.

Here's dead-tree media still living in the past . . .

"That’s why it’s so dispiriting that multiple pieces of legislation have been introduced in both Missouri’s and Kansas’ statehouses in recent years to limit how teachers can talk about our real, fraught past. Kansas may have been a fiercely proud free state, but schoolkids need to know about the wrangling that allowed Missouri to become the northernmost slave-owning state in the Union. "

Read more via www.TonysKansasCity.com link . . .

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