• I went to 'the shuttlecock of the Confederacy' to hear what people there thought about critical race theory. I heard about equity instead

    5 days ago - By Business Insider

    A Confederate monument in Winchester, Virginia. Photo by Nicole Gaudiano/ Insider
    Protesters have fought school boards over masks, books, and "critical race theory."
    But equity was the dominant theme at a school-board meeting in Winchester, Virginia.
    And no one showed up to protest.
    School-board meetings across the US have grabbed headlines for turning into battlegrounds over face-mask policies, controversial books, and critical race theory. The internet is awash with photos of parents and children at meetings hoisting signs in protest, demanding an end to teachings on race and diversity...
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