Nikole Hannah-Jones is the New York Times Magazine reporter who wrote the 1619 Project which is being used in many schools across the country. The 1619 Project postulates that America began in 1619, when the first black slaves were brought here—not 1776, when the founders declared independence.
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Tagged "The Annals of America", 1619 Project, Avalong Project, Bob Woodson, Carol Swain, Fox News, Gary Bauer, Nikole Hannah-Jones, racism, Ronald Reagan, Slavery, Yale University
After receiving complaints from donors and bad press, the Salvation Army has removed the guide, “Let’s Talk About Race.” The removal of the guide is a step in the right direction, and we should applaud the charity for its willingness to remove the document. Nonetheless, the organization has not disavowed Critical Race Theory (CRT) or apologized to those they may have offended with divisive statements. Christians, therefore, may praise the move to remove the guide but should remain diligent in the fight against Critical Race Theory and Marxism.
The Salvation Army has released several statements denouncing that they …
How far gone is Illinois? And by “gone,” I mean arrogantly and divisively leftist.
Well, despite statewide and even nationwide condemnation of the proposed “Culturally Responsive Teaching and Leading Standards,” the Joint Committee on Administrative Rules (JCAR) failed to stop the controversial standards.
In a vote delayed by one day, JCAR voted 6-5 along partisan lines to, in effect, approve these standards, which will infuse the assumptions of Critical Race Theory/ identity politics/BLM into 1. all teacher-training programs, 2. all Professional Education Licensing (PEL), and 3. indirectly into all public school classrooms.
Not even yesterday’s plea from the left-leaning Chicago …
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Tagged Black Lives Matter, Chicago Tribune, Critical Race Theory, Culturally Responsive Teaching and Leading Standards, gender identity, homophobia, Ibram X. Kendi, Illinois State Board of Education, JCAR, racism, Robin DiAngelo, sexism, sexual orientation, Ta-Nehesi Coates, unearned privilege
Regardless of what black Americans think, the police departments that protect and serve their communities should be defunded immediately. At least that is the latest propaganda being peddled in a bizarre new campaign by the far-left American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU), a radical organization literally founded by members of the Communist Party USA.
Posted in Federal, Marriage/Family/Culture
Tagged ACLU, America, American Civil Liberties Union, Black Lives Matter, BLM, Communism, Communist Party USA, Elizabeth Gurley Flynn, LAPD, Louis Budenz, Peace Officers, Police, Police Department, Policemen, racism, Rodney King, Roger Baldwin, Soviet Union, William Z. Foster
I don’t doubt for a moment that we still have race issues to address in America. And I don’t believe that, to date, we have fully overcome the legacy of hundreds of years of slavery and segregation in our history. At the same time, I do not accept former President Obama’s claim that the 2016 election of Donald Trump was, in part, a reaction to having a Black man in the White House.
In June 2020, Kennedy Mitchum, a 22-year-old graduate of Drake University, needed a way to call non-racists “racists,” so she emailed Merriam-Webster Dictionary to tell them to change the definition of "racism" in such a way as to enable people to use the Merriam-Webster Dictionary to call non-racists “racists.”
Posted in Faith, Marriage/Family/Culture
Tagged collective guilt, Critical Race Theory, Desiring God, John Piper, Kennedy Mitchum, Merriam-Webster Dictionary, racism, The Gospel Coalition, Tim Keller, Viktor Frankl
The Michigan State University administration pressured professor Stephen Hsu to resign from his position as vice president of research and innovation because he touted research that found police are not more likely to shoot black Americans. The study found: "The race of a police officer did not predict the race of the citizen shot. In other words, black officers were just as likely to shoot black citizens as white officers were." For political reasons, the authors of the study sought its retraction.
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Tagged abolition of whiteness, Ajax Peris, Americans, Boston University, Brown v. Board of Education, Cancel culture, Chronicle of Higher Education, CNN, college campuses, Don Lemon, education, Galileo Galilei, George Orwell, higher education, J. William Fulbright, Martin Luther King Jr., Michigan State University, race, racism, Stephen Hsu, Steven Clifford, u.s. department of education, University of Arkansas, Walter Williams, William S. Penn
Listening to the news, you would think that racism is deeply entrenched in every neighborhood in our country. That racial hatred is the norm. That judging people by the color of their skin is what the average American does.
But I do not believe that for a second – and I say that while fully acknowledging the very real racial issues we continue to face.
If you have logged on to Netflix, Amazon, and other places recently, you have probably seen some of corporate America’s virtue signaling through banners in support of Black Lives Matter. By itself, it is a powerful slogan which no one can disagree with, even if you’d prefer to say all lives matter. However, there’s more to this than just a slogan.
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Tagged Abortion, ActBlue, Amazon, anti-Semitism, Black Lives Matter, defund police, Democrat Party, Israel, Joe Biden, lgbt agenda, Netflix, racism, reparations
On Tuesday, June 2, 2020 the trend of posting a black screen was seen across social media.
According to Insider, Blackout Tuesday (with the use of the Blackout screen as a symbol) is “an initiative to go silent on social media, reflect on recent events, and stand in solidarity with the Black Lives Matter movement.”
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Tagged Black Lives Matter, Blackout Tuesday, Center for Disease Control, Dave Patrick Underwood, David Dorn, family breakdown, fatherlessness, Gospel, Institutional racism, racism, systematic racism, Unity, Wall Street Journal
There are a lot of really bad ideas swirling around our culture right now. (That headline is one of them.)
Among many bad ideas, I am concerned about the things being embraced by various people and groups in a manner that has been termed “virtue signaling.” If you have not heard of this, think of Nike’s new commercials decrying racism, as if the whole world was eagerly waiting to know what a shoe company thinks. After all, we all know that the shoes we wear impact how we speak and behave towards each other. We must …
Just when you thought civilized first-world countries had deposited mythology and science-denying irrationality in the dustbin of history, the “trans” cult emerged seeking to force science-loving Americans to embrace the solipsistic, “trans”-centric worldview in which biological sex has neither reality nor meaning. Worse, you have ostensibly non-mentally ill school leaders capitulating to the “trans” cult’s absurd and offensive demands—people like Township High School District 211 superintendent Dr. Daniel Cates. Cates wants District 211—the largest high school district in Illinois with 12,000 students and five high schools—to sexually integrate locker rooms.
Cates wants to allow students who pretend to be …
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Tagged Body Integrity Identity Disorder, Daniel Cates, disease, genetic sexual attraction, infantilism, intergenerational love, Palatine-Schaumburg District 211, polyamory, racism, Sadomasochism, Transgender bathrooms, Zoophilia