The Intersection of Critical Race Theory and Mississippi Civil Rights Education

5:30 PM
Overby Auditorium
09
Mar

The Intersection of Critical Race Theory and Mississippi Civil Rights Education

5:30 PM
Overby Auditorium

Overby Fellow Randall Pinkston

In the last year, Critical Race Theory has become front page news and the spark for contentious debates and legislative proposals throughout America. Critics in Mississippi want to ban CRT in schools. But how will that legislation affect the teaching of civil rights history in Mississippi, the first state in the nation to mandate a K – 12 civil rights curriculum?  Overby Fellow Randall Pinkston will moderate a panel of distinguished guests who will explore the potential impact of CRT legislation on education in Mississippi.

 

 

 

 

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The Intersection of Critical Race Theory and Mississippi Civil Rights Education: Overby Fellow Randall Pinkston will moderate a panel of distinguished guests who will explore the potential impact of CRT legislation on education in Mississippi.

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