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US professor claims he was fired for criticizing ‘critical race theory’

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David Phillips said in a lawsuit that he had received ‘open hostility’ for speaking out against the ‘racially divisive ideology’.

A North Carolina professor has sued a high school for allegedly firing him due to his stance on “critical race theory.” The professor claimed that he was verbally attacked after questioning the liberal ideology in a series of seminars.

In a suit filed on Friday, the Alliance Defending Freedom, a conservative advocacy group, stated that Phillips was fired from his teaching post at the Governor’s School of North Carolina over three summer seminars in which he discussed concepts from critical theory, as well as “the increasing ideological bias and lack of viewpoint diversity in higher education.”

Phillips was given no explanation for the firing, the suit continued, describing how prior to hosting these seminars, he was considered a “wonderful teacher” by students.

However, when he began questioning critical race theory, he was met with a wave of “open hostility” by students and staff, who attacked his “whiteness, maleness, heterosexuality, and Christianity.” Despite Phillips staying behind after class to discuss his opposition to concepts of “privilege,” the suit alleges that the professor was sacked with no opportunity to appeal because the staff “disagreed with his views.”

Critical race theory has existed in academia since the 1980s, and is now taught in varying forms in US schools, universities, workplaces, and government departments. Described broadly, it views people’s relative “privilege” as defined by their skin color, gender, sexuality and other immutable characteristics. Its adherents argue that white males sit atop this hierarchy and – even if unknown to themselves – perpetuate “white supremacy.”

Opponents of critical race theory say that it encourages anti-white discrimination. Florida Governor Ron DeSantis banned critical race theory from Florida schools last June, and 17 other states have passed legislation to restrict its teaching, according to a report by Education Week.

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  1. So many ignorants rule the world or want to be heard.
    Skin color and facies are decided by climate. Nothing else. So if your many ancestors were only northern europeans, they had fair skin, light eyes and hair. The same rule if your ancestors were exposed to hard and hot sun . You had dark skin, thick dark hair and a nose formed to filter hot air. etc. etc. That is for you, evolution. The sun and the warmth of where your ancestors have lived make how you look like. And it can be damaging to your health if you expose yourself, depending on your skin coulour, too much or too little to the sun.
    I am surprised no biologist underscored this issue.
    For the rest, it is very much envy and jealousy. White poors have as much problems and difficulties to live as coloured poors. And there are enough successfull, beautifull and intelligent coloured people. In what world live the US ” academic” ?
    And yes slavery has caused a huge problem there. Just as much as the genocide of first nations.

    • yes, slavery occured through the centuries everywhere in the world. When you lost war for example. But some countries or tribes used also to hold razzia along costal area, or even inland.
      Cromwell sold Irish as slaves: heard it not solong ago from an irish friend . The europeans were the last ones to commerce in slavery. But i have heard that in lybia nowdays people are hold captives and sold. Sub sahara africans on their way to europe.

  2. neither did i own slaves.
    No, i have never worked on a plantation, but my grand dad was a poor farmer in europe. My mother was guarding the cows age 7. And i still have pictures of my mother and her sisters pulling a cart . Only a century ago.
    You don t have to have been a slave to know hard life.

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