Fox: Chicago, Portland, Louisville Mayors Appear to Back CRT in Schools Before Names Removed from Sponsors List


The mayors of four major cities appeared to back a resolution adopted by the U.S. Conference of Mayors supporting critical race theory, or CRT, in public K-12 schools before their names were suddenly removed from a list of sponsors.

The resolution adopted by the Conference of Mayors, which describes itself as a “non-partisan organization of cities with a population of 30,000 or larger,” initially listed the following four mayoral sponsors: Louisville, Kentucky, Mayor Greg Fischer; Boise, Idaho, Mayor Lauren McLean; Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot; and Portland, Oregon, Mayor Ted Wheeler, as seen in a Wednesday screenshot posted to Twitter by CRT critic and journalist Christopher Rufo.

By Thursday morning, however, all four mayors’ names had disappeared from the resolution stating that “the nation’s mayors support the implementation of CRT in the public education curriculum to help engage our youth in programming that reflects an accurate, complete account of BIPOC history…”

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