SCOOP: American Express Corp. has launched a critical race theory training program that teaches employees capitalism is fundamentally racist and asks them to deconstruct their racial and sexual identities, then rank themselves on a hierarchy of "privilege."

Here's the story.🧵
According to whistleblower documents, AmEx executives created an internal "Anti-Racism Initiative" that subjects employees to an extensive training program based on the core tenets of critical race theory, including "systemic racism," "white privilege," and "intersectionality."
First, an outside firm teaches employees to deconstruct their "race, sexual orientation, body type, religion, disability status, age, gender identity, [and] citizenship" onto an official company worksheet—then determine where they stand on a hierarchy of "privilege."
AmEx then instructs employees to change their behavior in the office based on their relative position on the racial and sexual hierarchy. For example, if a member of a subordinate group is present, employees should practice "intersectional allyship" and defer to them.
In another handout, the instructions for white employees are more explicit: "identify the privileges or advantages you have"; "don't speak over members of the Black and African-American community"; "it's not about your intent, it's about the impact you have on your colleague."
White employees are told not to utter common phrases such as "I don't see color," "we are all human beings," and "everyone can succeed in this society if they work hard enough," or they will be considered "microaggressors" against their black colleagues.
Next, AmEx invited Dr. Khalil Muhammad—great-grandson of Nation of Islam founder Elijah Muhammad—to lecture on "race in corporate America." Muhammad argued that the system of capitalism is fundamentally racist and based on "racist logics and forms of domination."
Muhammad said the company should reduce credit standards for black customers and sacrifice profits in the interest of race-based reparations. "If you want to do good, then you’re going to have to set up products and [product] lines that don’t maximize profit," he said.
Finally, AmEx recommends a series of resources for employees to dedicate themselves "to the lifelong task of overcoming our country’s racist heritage." These materials endorse "prison abolition," race-based reparations, and the idea that white children are racist.
Read my full investigation in today's New York Post:…
P.S. I'm working on an investigative series exposing critical race theory in America's Fortune 100 companies. If you want to support this work, please consider making a monthly contribution here.

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10 Jul
Last week in the NYT, four "heterodox" writers claimed that anti-CRT legislation is an "un-American" threat to democracy.

But despite their superficial differences, these writers serve a single function: ushering in the worst ideologies of the Left.…
Their article was predicated on an absolute falsehood, claiming that Tennessee had banned any material that "could lead" to distress, while the bill actually bans teaching students directly that they "should feel" guilt or shame because of their race. ImageImage
The writers presented themselves as "heterodox" truth-tellers, but after their article caught flak on social media, they silently had their entire headline scrubbed.

Not strong enough to defend their argument; not wise enough to defend children from state-sanctioned racism. ImageImage
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8 Jul
SCOOP: At least 25 public school districts in 12 states are now teaching "Not My Idea," a book that claims "whiteness" is the devil, luring children with the promise of "stolen land [and] stolen riches."

Critical race theory is driving public education—and must be stopped.
Here is the full list of public school districts that are teaching "Not My Idea," which traffics in the noxious principles of race essentialism, collective guilt, and anti-whiteness.

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P.S. The idea that "whiteness" is a form of "stolen land and riches" derives from one of critical race theory's founding texts, "Whiteness As Property," authored by Cheryl Harris in 1993.

They've directly adapted CRT for elementary schools.…
Read 4 tweets
6 Jul
SCOOP: Raytheon, the nation's second-largest defense contractor, has launched a critical race theory program that encourages white employees to confront their "privilege," reject the principle of "equality," and "defund the police."

Let's review the internal documents.🧵
Last summer, Raytheon CEO Greg Hayes launched the Stronger Together campaign instructing employees on "becoming an anti-racist today." He signed a corporate diversity statement and then asked all Raytheon employees to sign the pledge and "check [their] own biases."
The program is centered on “intersectionality,” a core component of critical race theory that divides the world into competing identity groups, with race, gender, religion, sexual orientation, and other categories defining an individual’s place within the hierarchy of oppression.
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3 Jul
BREAKING: The nation's largest teachers union has approved a plan to promote critical race theory in all 50 states and 14,000 local school districts.

The argument that "critical race theory isn't in K-12 schools" is officially dead.
The union has also approved funding for "increasing the implementation" of CRT in K-12 curricula and for attacking conservative groups who oppose CRT indoctrination.

The teachers union has made critical race theory its #1 priority—and want to implement it nationwide.
According to a recent YouGov survey, 58 percent of Americans oppose critical race theory, including 72 percent of independents who believe teaching it in schools is "bad for America."

But the teachers union wants to double-down and impose this divisive ideology on your children.
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30 Jun
NEWS: Our legal partner @kimmiehermann has filed a lawsuit to stop critical race theory indoctrination in the Evanston/Skokie School District, which segregated teachers by race, compared "whiteness" to the devil, and claimed "to be less white is to be less oppressive."

Last year, the Evanston/Skokie School District began forcing teachers to commit to "antiracism" and separating them into racially-segregating "affinity groups." Superintendent Devon Horton told teachers: "If you're not anti-racist, we can't have you in front of our students."
The district told teachers they must investigate their "whiteness," accept that white individuals are "loud" and "controlling," acknowledge that "white identity is inherently racist," and believe that "to be less white is to be less racially oppressive."
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24 Jun
Joy Reid turned the gaslight up to 100 tonight.

She claimed that critical race theory isn't taught in schools and that intersectionality, critical whiteness studies, ethnic studies, and critical pedagogy have nothing to do with CRT.

Let's deconstruct her language games.🧵
1. Reid claimed that critical race theory isn't taught in schools. This is a supreme gaslight. I've personally documented more than a dozen school districts that teach the principles of critical race theory, from "intersectionality" to "spirit murder."….
2. Reid claimed that intersectionality is not related to critical race theory. That would be a surprise to Kimberlé Crenshaw, who coined the term "critical race theory" and invented the concept of "intersectionality."
Even Vox knows the truth: ImageImage
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