In 2020 the ‘sensitivity training’ seminars provided to US government agencies were slammed as ‘diversity hustlers’ by American journalist Christopher Rufo, with the administration of then-president Donald Trump subsequently issuing an executive order to ban “race or sex stereotyping or scapegoating” in the US government and the military.
School teachers, administrators and parents in the state of Arizona are allegedly being urged to promote ‘equity’ and social justice by resorting to Black Lives Matter materials to drive home an ‘antiracist’, ‘progressive’ agenda, according to a researcher who has been an active opponent of critical race theory (CRT).
American journalist and conservative activist Christopher F. Rufo posted a series of screenshots on Twitter of the ‘equity and diversity’ toolkit he claims was posted by the Arizona Department of Education that slams the alleged “persistent racial biases in our society”.
The toolkit being foisted upon teachers and parents, writes Rufo, demands that they instill “antiracist attitudes and actions” from infancy, to ensure that youngsters do not “absorb bias”.
Some of the materials cited by the journalist reportedly contain claims that three-month-old babies already display the first signs of racism, with white children remaining “strongly biased in favor of whiteness” by the time they reach five.
As the referred-to Department of Education site ostensibly maintained that…