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Critical Race Theory is Rooted in Cultural Marxism

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The message is clear: If you are unfortunate enough to be born with black skin, you are forever a second-class citizen who pays a race penalty. Under this reasoning, the most-affluent blacks rank below the poorest whites when it comes to privilege and opportunities. More than 50 years of affirmative action programs and race consciousness has done nothing to change the trajectory or opportunities of people born without white skin. According to critical theory, every dysfunctional condition in black urban communities can be traced to slavery and its aftermath. There is no place for individual choice initiative.

“Next to that of the family, there is no influence more potent for good or evil over the lives of individuals than the associations of school days.” David Lipscomb (Lipscomb University co-founder).

Christian education is in deep trouble when educators adopt the failed theories of the secular world and teach them as superior or equivalent to biblical teachings about how we ought to live our lives as Christ followers.

What was once a dangerous trend only in Christian universities has seeped down into private Christian academies. This has been done through the introduction of critical race theory into the middle and upper schools. “Woke” white and black teachers fancy themselves social justice warriors.

Critical race theory is rooted in cultural Marxism; its purpose to divide the world into white oppressors and non-white victims. It uses personal narratives of marginalized minority “victim” groups (black, Hispanic, female, and homosexuals) as irrefutable evidence of the dishonesty of their mostly white heterosexual oppressors.

When it comes to race, there is no way out. Critical race theory assumes that racism is permanent and affects every aspect of our society to include political, economic, social and religious institutions.

Being born with white skin is valuable property, and any notion of societal attainment of colorblindness, where race or ethnicity does not hinder opportunities is impossible. Neutrality in law and decision making is a pipe dream that can never be achieved. Therefore, the oppressive system must be dismantled and destroyed.

This flawed theory of the world suggests that race and ethnicity will always taint and pollute every decision, the result being that racial minorities will consistently lose out to whites because of structural racism.

Critical race theory can create anger, frustration, and despondency among anyone in the victim categories who internalize the destructive message.

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Fortunately, I reached my formative years before critical race theory and cultural Marxism became as commonplace as they are today. Even though I was born and raised in rural southern poverty during the era of segregation, I was not taught to hate white people or to hate America. To the contrary, my black teachers stressed our need to work hard and excel. I was a proud American who never doubted she lived in the greatest country in the world. Sure, I knew about segregation and the Ku Klux Klan, but I also knew change was coming. My black teachers talked about integration and the opportunities it would bring black people.

Although I dropped out of school after finishing the eighth grade, married at age 16 and had three children by age 20, I nevertheless earned a high school equivalency and eventually five college and university degrees. I graduated Magna Cum Laude from Roanoke College in Salem, Virginia while working a full-time job nights and weekends at Virginia Western Community College where I earned my first degree. I have always valued hard work and the promise of the American Dream.

When I made my way to college, white teachers and mentors encouraged me to continue my education. They steered me into academia, where I excelled. No one around me encouraged me to see myself as a victim. I never fixated on the fact that I was black, poor, and female in a majority white milieu. I doubt I would have achieved success had I been exposed to the negative messages we send white and black children today. I think it is disgraceful how we teach children to view each other with suspicion and distrust.

What takes place now in educational settings is a shaming and emasculation of white children, especially boys. Black children are encouraged to identify as victims and to organize themselves into separate racial categories.

That gives us black student unions and organizations such as Black Lives Matter that insist it is hate speech to argue All Lives Matter.

It is unfortunate that these negative messages fostering division have not only encompassed university campuses but are now flourishing in K-12 Christian schools. One white student at Lipscomb Academy in Nashville reported to his parents that he was barred from entering the library because the Black Student Union was meeting there.

Many of the black children who attend private Christian academies are on scholarships paid for by white people, yet the race agenda and harbingers of gloom and doom tell them that white racism is harming them. There can be no grounds for gratitude and forgiveness.

When I look out on the horizon, I view race relations from the perspective of a black woman who believes in God’s providence and the prospect of racial reconciliation that comes from forgiveness and the application of New Testament principles. It is time for us to rediscover the Golden Rule (to do unto others as you would have them do unto you). I believe this would go a long way toward bringing understanding to people of goodwill regardless of their race or religious background.

It is important to keep in mind that today’s Americans are not responsible for the sins of generations ago.

Furthermore, slavery was an institution that blacks, native Americans, and whites participated in as slaveholders. Black slaveholders did not just own family members, some were in the business for profit.

Religious organizations and the church world are no longer safe. It does not matter whether it is the Church of Christ or the Southern Baptists. Social justice warriors steeped in Marxism have infiltrated and begun the process of dismantling the Southern Baptist Convention (SBC). In summer 2019, the SBC passed a resolution endorsing critical race theory and intersectionality as analytical tools for understanding race in America. This is troubling because of the theory’s Marxist roots. Instead of class warfare between workers and owners, Marxism always promises never-ending conflict between victims and oppressors.

According to the narrative, all white Americans are guilty oppressors who have benefited from membership in a race we know they did not get to choose. Once the oppressor label is accepted and internalized, a deadly silencing and shaming takes place. The shamed oppressor is not allowed to engage in a conversation with accusers. At younger and younger ages, our children are being taught to suck it up. There is nothing to absolve one from collective guilt or permanent victim-hood. How very sad! But it is not too late for us to choose unity over division.

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Dr. Carol M. Swain is an award-winning political scientist, a former professor of political science and law professor at Vanderbilt University, and a lifetime member of the James Madison Society, an international community of scholars affiliated with the James Madison Program in American Ideals and Institutions at Princeton University. Before joining Vanderbilt in 1999, Dr. Swain was a tenured associate professor of politics and public policy at Princeton University’s Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs.

Dr. Swain is an author, speaker, and the host of the podcast Be The People. Passionate about empowering others to raise their voices in the public square, she is an author, public speaker, and political commentator.

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Ted Floyd
Ted Floyd
1 year ago

Thanks for rational and compassionate analysis.
Raised a poor, Southern, white guy who lived through integration and affirmative action eras that were needed and beneficial for elimination of Jim Crow laws , if not cultural mental aberrations and dispositions of black and white.
The CRT and rampant religious and political Marxism, is indeed the enemy of unity in our culture and plays into victimhood and racism among blacks and anger at reverse discrimination and racism among whites.

IrishMailey
IrishMailey
1 year ago

My people are/were NJ Pineys of the Pinelands and considered by urban “sophisticates” as peasants, and were a mix of poor whites, blacks, Mexicans, and outliers. You can read John McFee;s The Pine Barrens. As a young person, I was very active in civil rights, the Freedom Rides, and voter registration. No one talked about victimhood or “racism,” but we fought for full citizenship, voting rights, and color blindness (as Justice is blindfolded). Race theory has been worse for ALL peoples by changing academic standards, creating hatred and resentment, and producing less educated and poorly prepared students than ever before.

LuAnn
LuAnn
Reply to  IrishMailey
5 months ago

producing less educated and poorly prepared students than ever before.
It is easier to enslave an uneducated population. Enslavement is the goal.

RDG
RDG
1 year ago

Segregation is the obvious solution.

Tom Dent
Tom Dent
1 year ago

Thank you for an enlightening read. I am from poor white raising in Appalachia and understand discrimination, not from your perspective but from poor white Southern America. You are absolutely right on the mark with what has been happening in this country.

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Scott Michaels MD
Scott Michaels MD
1 year ago

Thank you for your insight and well presented essay. We are at a juncture we’re me must join hands as patriots and move in a positive direction as a united country.

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GreggH
GreggH
7 months ago

There are many parent groups that are fighting this. I’ve been trying to get in to speak at several area churches about CRT, DEI and CSE. I’m being told that the elders or board members are not allowing this. Either they’re afraid of backlash or they’ve adopted these as part of their own pastoral preaching in order to appeal to a broader congregational base for their church. These pastors are faithful servants of Christ and his church. Would they sacrifice future generations of children’s educational experiences just to grow the size of their church and it’s coffers? I think not. So how do we get churches to open their eyes and help stop what is destined to happen if they turn a blind eye to neo Marxist ideology? I left the Episcopal church because of their open adoption of these programs. Yet, the church continues to shrink as Christianity has joined the ranks of white supremacist organizations that must be shamed and canceled by the woke mob. This is a Sword of Damocles approach that will end badly.

Veronika
Veronika
6 months ago

Great article! You’re right on! Thank you for sharing the insightful truth! Neither you or I have chosen to be born white or black! All people have obstacles in life! I have obstacles too! I don’t get a pass for being white! And congratulations for accomplishing so much in life! You are an inspiration!

dennis richardson
dennis richardson
6 months ago

If you are black you have a right to my bank account & my income thru taxation, due to the fact, only in your perverted, reprobate mind, that I am a racist and a white supremacist. That will not fly. Many institutions in America will die before this lie is finally defeated. It is a Rothschild lie, due to the FACT that their fractional reserve banking is mentioned in Habakkuk 2: 6. Henry Garman has stated just that on his former web site “Spirit of the Jubilee”. Rothschild bankers are gangsters and instigators of dishonest currency that is condemned in Amos, Proverbs, Hosea, Micah, Psalms, Ezekiel. Debts that last more than seven years will lead to slavery, as Jeremiah warned. The Sanhedrin were banker gangsters then & now through the Hillel created ungodly Pruzbul civil document. It was not then & is not now the Almighty God approved solution to poverty. Debt cancellation is, Leviticus 25: 8. Note Deuteronomy 15: 5.

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