A new poll by USA TODAY found that 53% of Republicans do not want school children to be taught about slavery and the ongoing effects of racism.
Sixty-three percent of Americans do support teaching kids about slavery and racism, but only 49% support teaching critical race theory, which teaches the same thing. A shocking 17% don’t want any teaching of slavery, and would prefer kids be ignorant.
Only 37% of white parents want children being taught about critical race theory, while 83% of Black parents support it, according to the poll.
(Source: USA TODAY)