Why Critical Race Theory is an Inclusion Problem

There’s a problem with the way that people talk about Critical Race theory.

Find out why it’s causing confusion for those of us wanting to create Inclusion

Here are some key messages from this episode

  • My perspective of Critical Race Theory
  • Why I’m criticised by Critical Race Theorists
  • How Critical Race Theory is misrepresented and much more

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Here are some key takeaways from this episode

Critical Theorists reveal and challenge power structures

“In my mind, Critical Theory is about critiquing society and critiquing power. Revealing power structures and challenging power structures, It’s interdisciplinary”

Critical Race Theorists reveal and challenge power structures through the lens of race

a couple of things you will notice when you come across a Critical Race theorist, they’re always going to be talking about race and very quickly they explore relationships between race and power”

Critical Race Theorists challenge the status quo

“Anyone who is truly challenging the status quo would dare I say it, have an ally in anyone using a critical theory approach”

Here are some resources so you can go deeper

Kemi Badenoch talking about Critical Race Theory

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