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13402734, Anti-racism is anti-American - Trump (swipe)
Posted by Boogie Stimuli, Sun Sep-06-20 01:24 PM
Some of us already knew racism was the American way.
Neutralizing anything that challenges or critiques the system of white supremacy is exactly what he means by "make america great again." Neely Fuller Jr. has said that when you're effective, the system will target you. There are very effective voices in this field. Anyway....


Trump orders crackdown on federal antiracism training, calling it 'anti-American'
Memo directs officials to identify spending related to training on ‘critical race theory’ and ‘white privilege’

Donald Trump has directed the Office of Management and Budget to crack down on federal agencies’ antiracism training sessions, calling them “divisive, anti-American propaganda”.

The OMB director, Russell Vought, in a letter Friday to executive branch agencies, directed them to identify spending related to any training on “critical race theory”, “white privilege” or any other material that teaches or suggests that the United States or any race or ethnicity is “inherently racist or evil”.

The memo comes as the nation has faced a reckoning this summer over racial injustice in policing and other spheres of American life. Trump has spent much of the summer defending the display of the Confederate battle flag and monuments of civil war rebels from protesters seeking their removal, in what he has called a “culture war” ahead of the 3 November election.

Meanwhile, he has rejected comments from the Democratic nominee, Joe Biden, and others that there is “systemic racism” in policing and American culture that must be addressed.

Vought’s memo cites “press reports” as contributing to Trump’s decision, apparently referring to segments on Fox News and other outlets that have stoked conservative outrage about the federal training.

Vought’s memo says additional federal guidance on training sessions is forthcoming, maintaining that “the President, and his Administration, are fully committed to the fair and equal treatment of all individuals in the United States”.

“The President has a proven track record of standing for those whose voice has long been ignored and who have failed to benefit from all our country has to offer, and he intends to continue to support all Americans, regardless of race, religion, or creed,” he added. “The divisive, false, and demeaning propaganda of the critical race theory movement is contrary to all we stand for as Americans and should have no place in the Federal government.”
13402738, indeed, it is.
Posted by kinetic94761180, Sun Sep-06-20 01:58 PM
13402740, He's coming after the 1619 project too (swipe):
Posted by vik, Sun Sep-06-20 02:00 PM