News & Observer: NC Senate Passes Anti-Critical Race Theory Bill That Regulates How Schools Teach Racism

 

North Carolina Senate Republicans approved new rules Thursday on how schools can teach about racism, amid GOP allegations that some teachers are trying to indoctrinate students using Critical Race Theory.

The 25-17 vote went along party lines, with all Republicans in support and all Democrats opposing.

The “Ensuring Dignity and Nondiscrimination in Schools” Act prohibits schools from promoting that the United States was created “for the purpose of oppressing members of another race or sex.”

House Bill 324 also prohibits promoting concepts such as white privilege, which is the belief that white people have an unfair advantage over other people due to their race.

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