When Oklahoma Gov. Kevin Stitt signed H.B. 1775 into law on Friday it caused something of a crisis for an 8-person school board in Oklahoma City, and their response tells you everything you need to know about the concepts and stances of the hard-left.
H.B. 1775 put a state-wide ban on teaching critical race theory, a hard-left ideological belief that America is a racist country, that all minorities are victims within the American system, and that white people are to blame for all of it. According to Fox News, Oklahoma’s school board reacted to the ban in the typical fashion of those who ardently believe in critical race theory; they began being racist.
Board member Ruth Veales, a black and Native American woman, accused those who passed it of trying to protect “white fragility.”
“When I listen to what the governor said in his speech, and to say that it is not right for White students to feel like they should be held responsible for the oppression that Black people and others have felt by cause of them,” Veales said. “But then let’s talk about the generational wealth, all on the backs of my people, let’s talk about that. And what about us as we sometimes don’t know how we’re going to make it from one day until the next.”
The speech Veales is referencing is a statement the governor gave after the passage of HB 1775. Within it, Stitt made it clear that young Oklahomans should not be taught division based on race or sex. In fact, Stitt quotes the bill verbatim, highlighting the key verbiage that “no teacher shall require or make part of a course that one race or sex is inherently superior to another race or sex.”
My statement on HB 1775. pic.twitter.com/2EgMh7A7xZ
— Governor Kevin Stitt (@GovStitt) May 7, 2021
In fact, the law doesn’t mention critical race theory by name at all, but the fact that the passage of the law puts a stop to critical race theory shows you just how racist this concept is.
Another part of the law states that students cannot be taught that “an individual, by virtue of his or her race or sex, bears responsibility for actions committed in the past by other members of the same race or sex.”
“We must keep teaching history and all of its complexities and encourage honest and tough conversations about our past. Nothing in this bill prevents or discourages those conversations,” Stitt said. “We can and should teach this history without labeling a young child as an oppressor or requiring that he or she feel guilt or shame based on their race or sex. I refuse to tolerate otherwise.”
Critical race theory doesn’t allow for actual conversations to happen, but forces participants in the conversation to assume guilt, power, victimhood, or lower status based solely on melanin levels or chromosomes they were born with. Mix that with the fact that students being taught this racist garbage will have to agree in order to get a good grade and you have forced concepts that don’t allow for disagreement.
The new law is all-encompassing and makes it illegal to teach this from K-12, and also bans mandated gender or sexual diversity training in universities.
“Martin Luther King spoke of a day where people in America would be judged not by the color of their skin, but by the content of their character. House Bill 1775 codifies that concept that so many of us believe in our hearts, including me,” Stitt said. “And as governor, I will not stand for publicly funded K-12 schools training impressionable minds to define themselves by their sex or their race.”
It’s this concept that the Oklahoma City School Board unanimously denounced.
For radicals, teaching racial and gender-based division is integral to the growth of their ideology. They must teach students to hate each other based on race, or feel guilty about being the race they are, for it to work. This division is the hallmark of the radical left and the signing of this bill is necessary in all states in order to stop racist concepts that we fought and defeated from coming back under the guise of “social justice.”
What the Oklahoma City School Board, and indeed what radicals that have infiltrated schools across the nation want, is pure evil.