Virginia Lt. Governor Winsome Sears Continues To Comment About Critical Race Theory Even Though It’s Not Being Taught In Her State

She believes it’s part of a bigger issue in the country of segregating ourselves in divisive ways.

Winsome Sears’ name will forever be cemented in history books as the first Black woman to be elected as Lieutenant Governor of Virginia. The Jamaican-born Sears is a staunch conservative who got tongues wagging after her campaign ad went viral featuring her toting an assault style weapon and spouting the Party’s ideals of critical race theory.

In a Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. day interview with Fox News, Sears said, "I can tell you that they are using semantics, the other side is. When it comes to CRT, it is definitely being taught in some form or fashion. We know last year the Loudoun County school board spent about 300,000 plus dollars, that’s real money, that’s going to jail money, to bring CRT in some form or fashion, they used a consultant specifically for CRT."

As recently as December, ​​Loudoun County Public Schools Board Chair Brenda Sheridan explained to NBC News that CRT is “not in our curriculum, because it would be inappropriate.” Most importantly, according to Politifact, critical race theory is not in any way part of Virginia's K-12 curriculum. One begs to understand why Sears is pushing this agenda.

Sears continued, "Before all that, in 2015, the then school superintendent, the state school superintendent, spoke directly about CRT and encouraged the teaching of it. And then two years later, you will note that the Virginia State Board of Education on its official website recommended books on CRT."

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Critical race theory is a legal theory by former Harvard Law professor Derrick Bell, who died in 2011. CRT is a graduate-level course that examines the ways in which race- sometimes unfairly or even unintentionally- intersects with U.S. institutions, according to The New York Times.

GOP strategists have warned their supporters that school districts plan to teach CRT in classrooms to young students, igniting racist fears intended to energize their base in the 2022 midterm elections. There’s already evidence that the strategy has worked in the election of Republican Glenn Youngkin’s victorious campaign for Virginia governor and for Sears in November 2021.

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