“…One of the most important lessons of studying the human experience in the past…is to learn how to recognize what is so called ‘natural’ versus what is the social construct…”- Elliott Kim
Topics: Race, Critical Race Theory, Law, Anthropology, History
Title : Critical Race Theory: Untangling the red-baiting from sincere questions and directions
Participants: Elliott Kim, Public Historian, Educator, Writer
Publish Date: 08/06/21
Homepage : http://www.dreport.org
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- What are questions, thoughts and directions that we carry around regarding Critical Race Theory ( CRT)?
- What did you think when #45 used the term Critical Race Theory?
- Should you be worried about a ban on teaching Critical Race theory, if you teach History, Anthropology, Ethnic Studies and or Education classes?
- What is Critical Race Theory?
- Is the present red-baiting of Critical Race Theory an updated form of 1950’s McCarthyism?
- How do you enforce a ban on a theory?
- What is the most accurate definition of Critical Race Theory?
- How does theory provide an understanding and or explanation to the world we inhabit?
- Why is the legal context important to understand Critical Race Theory?
- What is the institutional nature of race and racism?
- Where does the concept of Law come from?
- Why does Critical Race Theory emerge from a law school context?
- Did W.E.B Dubois use Critical Race Theory?
- How does the Law convert the arbitrary into the natural?
- When and how does the social construction of race become real?
- Was the U.S. Constitution built to uphold racial inequality?
- At what point have we naturalized our divides through the legal implant?