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Chicago professor dismisses meritocracy as myth, advocates for CRT: 'False reality'

Posted on AllSides August 13th, 2023
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Robert Gauthier

A University of Illinois-Chicago assistant professor believes critical race theory [CRT] can be integrated into chemistry lessons. 

Terrel R. Morton, an "Identity and Justice in STEM Education" scholar, wrote an article in Nature to highlight the racial disparities in the chemistry and science fields and offer ways to practice CRT in order to address the underrepresentation.

Critical race theory is a controversial philosophy and progressive idea that proponents say can increase racial equity and which critics describe as Marxist, anti-American, and neo-racist. Morton defines critical race theory as a compilation of provocative writings that...

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