Here’s the scene in Ashburn, VA this afternoon as parents protest against critical race theory before the Loudoun County school board meets. Scott Mineo, founder of Parents Against CRT, talking to a crowd of about 200:
Break in the critical race theory protest speaker lineup for the National Anthem:
More than 100 gathered on the other side of the parking lot in Loudoun County opposing the anti-CRT protesters and supporting a transgender policy that is being discussed at the school board meeting soon Image
More from the anti-critical race theory parent protest happening in Ashburn, VA -> ImageImageImageImage
Inside the Loudoun County, VA school board meeting. More than 200 people signed up to make public comment. Agenda includes discussion of transgender affirming policy for students. Critical race theory not an official action item but is the priority for many here Image
Update: former VA state senator Dick Black spoke out against critical race theory in the board meeting and crowd couldn’t stay silent. The Loudoun Co school board said if there were eruptions like this they’d end public comment
Loudoun County school board ended public comment. Anti-critical race theory protesters react:
Parents protesting against critical race theory broke into the national anthem when the Loudoun Co., Virginia school board ended public comment because the crowd got too out of hand
The Loudoun County sheriff’s office declared the school board meeting an unlawful assembly. Everyone told to get out or will be trespassing. Two arrests made #CriticalRaceTheory
Two arrests made at the Loudoun County, Virginia school board meeting after it was declared an unlawful assembly and some parents here to protest against critical race theory and a transgender policy refused to leave right away #CriticalRaceTheory
NEW: The tensions in #loudouncounty, on full display at last night's board meeting, echo a larger battle playing out across the US over how public schools are addressing the topic of racism with students. More on that w/@jamesoliphant @Reuters reuters.com/world/us/parti…
Here is the Loudoun County Sheriff's report detailing the arrests of two people who attended the raucous school board meeting on Tuesday, where #CriticalRaceTheory and a policy supporting transgender students were the focus of debate: Image

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