Opinion: Legislature’s rush to end teaching of systemic racism lacked thought and research

By , Daily Memphian Published: May 13, 2021 4:00 AM CT
Otis Sanford
Daily Memphian

Otis Sanford

Otis Sanford holds the Hardin Chair of Excellence in Journalism and Strategic Media at the University of Memphis and is the political analyst and commentator for WATN Local 24. Contact him at 901-678-3669 or at o.sanford@memphis.edu. Follow him on Twitter @otissanford.

Within the span of about three days, the House and Senate imposed their Caucasian-centered, conservative will on what can and cannot by taught in schools about racism’s sordid history and harmful impact.

Topics

Tennessee Legislature Mark White Katrina Robinson TaJuan Stout Mitchell Shelby County Schools Critical race theory

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