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The school system in Clarksville, Tennessee encouraged its teachers to attend cultural competency class the other day. Staff learned that “white Christian” people are privileged while “people of color” are oppressed.
The workshop was supposed to promote diversity, equity and inclusion – which normally means excluding Christians, white people and heterosexuals.
They provided a nifty chart that listed women, transgender, polyamorous and Hindu people as oppressed. Muslims and pagans are also on the list.
White cisgender, heterosexual Christian men are listed on the privilege chart.
Teachers were also warned that using words like “mommy” and “Christmas” could traumatize children.
Congressman Mark Green, a Republican from Tennessee, called out the school district. He accused the district of indoctrinating kids with pseudo-history and radical social justice theories.
“I’m calling for transparency from CMCSS. School started last week—parents deserve to know what kind of learning environment CMCSS is fostering for their children,” the congressman said. “Tennesseans want their children to learn the fundamentals: reading, writing, and arithmetic. They certainly do not want their child to be indoctrinated with pseudo-history and radical social justice theories.”
Congressman Green fired off a letter to the school district calling for answers. He included a portion of the training in his letter.
“The district’s annual ENGAGE conference in July included a presentation slideshow that taught even everyday language can cause trauma; for example, phrases like “make this for your mommy.” Further, it claimed that even the mere mention of “Christmas” is traumatic, because according to this seminar, being a Christian makes you “privileged,” while being any other religion makes you “oppressed.” This troubling and divisive presentation also claimed that being either white, male, or middle class means you are “privileged,” while being a person of color, a woman, or “nonbinary, trans, or gender queer” makes you “oppressed.” The seminar also provided educators with a CRT informed reading list that included “Uncomfortable Conversations with a Black Man,” the “SAFE SPACE – A Guide to Supporting Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual KIT and Transgender Students in Your School,” “The Racial Healing Handbook,” “Just the Facts about Sexual Orientation and Youth,” and “I Take My Coffee Black.”Rep. Green
Instead of teaching reading and writing, the Clarksville-Montgomery County School District is raising up a generation of social justice fundamentalists who get triggered by words like mommy and daddy.
Homeschool your children, America.