Beyond the right-wing panic: Why “critical race theory” actually matters | Salon.com

Did you ask why this is happening now? Yes, we talked about the backlash. I will say this: I think critical race theory matters because race is a central political fault line in U.S. history. It is an enduring problem that is very difficult to solve. This backlash is intentionally sowing confusion and panic, and I think critical race theory tends to provide some clarity and profound solutions to dealing with this problem, or at least thinking through it in a better way. I think losing the ability to do that is harmful.

Beyond the right-wing panic: Why “critical race theory” actually matters | Salon.com

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