Susan Glasser and Peter Baker are veteran political journalists who closely covered the presidency of Donald Trump, he as the New York Times chief White House correspondent, she as a…
Last week, New Hampshire passed legislation that blocks the teaching of so-called “divisive concepts” related to race and gender by public schools, state agencies and contractors.
The Republican-led effort in the Granite State echoes those of GOP lawmakers across the country who claim to be stamping out the proliferation of “critical race theory” — a term the party has thrust into the national conversation in recent months and which is now taking center stage in arguments at school board meetings and in statehouses from coast to coast.
Adam Harris is a staff writer at The Atlantic and has been tracking the rise of these “divisive concept” laws. He joined Diane to explain what critical race theory actually is and why it has become a favorite target for the GOP.
- Adam Harris Staff writer, The Atlantic; author of the forthcoming book, "The State Must Provide: Why America's Colleges Have Always Been Unequal--and How to Set Them Right"
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