Incoming NCRM president sees role for museum in ‘critical race theory’ debate

By , Daily Memphian Updated: July 09, 2021 4:00 AM CT | Published: July 09, 2021 4:00 AM CT

National Civil Rights Museum President Russell Wigginton said on The Daily Memphian Politics Podcast that he hopes state education officials will consult with the museum as they set the guidelines for school systems to navigate the new state law banning teaching about systemic racism and how the history of race impacts the present.

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