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The Circus Comes to Town by Antonia Hylton, Kimberlé Crenshaw, Mike Hixenbaugh

The Circus Comes to Town

from Southlake

by Antonia Hylton, Kimberlé Crenshaw, Mike Hixenbaugh

Published: Mon Sep 13 2021

Show Notes

Parents in Southlake discover a new label for what's been bothering them about all this diversity, equity and inclusion talk: critical race theory. A new fixation on the academic concept muddies the debate, drowning out the voices of students who’d come forward with stories about racism. Kimberlé Crenshaw, one of the founding scholars of CRT, sheds light on the national battle over the theory, warning of dire consequences. And Tucker Carlson, Dana Loesch, and even Demi Lovato all put a spotlight on Southlake, where the local fight has grown even more divisive — and more personal.