You may be aware of a national conversation about the role of “critical race theory” in public schools.
Much of what we read in this class is critical race theory, where the word “critical” indicates the intention to transform.
Watch this episode of LastWeek Tonight with John Oliver. Take notes about the key points and supporting points of his position. Summarize his argument in
a few sentences.
Given your knowledge of the way arguments are made by critical race theorists, offer your argument for why people want to ban critical race theory.
Essay-style. College-level English. 4-600 words.