North Carolina’s black lieutenant governor is expressing disbelief after the state’s second-largest public school district shelled out $25,000 to hear controversial author Ibram X. Kendi lecture public school teachers about being white, capitalist racists.
According to a local NPR station, Kendi spoke by video in June to faculty and staff at Charlotte-Meckleburg Schools, where the faculty and staff were assigned to read and study his book How to be an Antiracist. They then attended the Summer Leadership Conference to hear Kendi speak.
Kendi (pictured below) was already a well-known figure in left-wing academia when the current debate over “white privilege” and Critical Race Theory elevated his stature even more. It has also made him a wealthy man while he accuses those who are making him wealthy of being racists who believe they are superior to him and all other minorities.
“This is clear and direct evidence that Critical Race Theory is being pushed in North Carolina,” Lt. Gov. Mark Robinson said in a statement released this week. “The fact that a public school district would pay someone who chooses to teach others that ‘the only remedy to past discrimination is present discrimination’ is unimaginable.” Read the rest at onenewsnow.com.