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Why critical race theory is a hot topic in education

By , Daily Memphian Updated: May 31, 2021 2:04 PM CT | Published: May 30, 2021 4:00 AM CT

Critical race theory is being banned from classrooms across the nation. Here’s what it is and why educators of color are fighting back. 

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Tennessee Department of Education Critical race theory Gov. Bill Lee Erika Sugarmon Tim Green Shelby County Schools Subscriber Only

Daja E. Henry

Daja E. Henry is originally from New Orleans, Louisiana. She is a graduate of Howard University and the Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication at Arizona State University and currently is a general assignment reporter. 


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