Council urges Gov. Lee to veto ‘critical race theory’ classroom ban

By , Daily Memphian Updated: May 19, 2021 8:32 AM CT | Published: May 19, 2021 4:00 AM CT

The resolution condemns the bill on Lee’s desk that bans public schools from teaching the racial theory. Council members, Black and white, said their experience on a diverse elected body has shown the importance of discussing race in classrooms.

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Bill Dries

Bill Dries covers city government and politics. He is a native Memphian and has been a reporter for more than 40 years.


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