Parents group says they’ve been targeted for opposition to teachings of critical race theory in Loudoun Co. schools – WTOP – DC Initiative on Racial Equity
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A private parents education-reform group in Loudoun County, Virginia, says they’re being targeted for their opposition to racial equity education in schools.

The group, Loudoun Parents for Education, says parents, teachers and “six-out-of-nine” Loudoun County school board members are part of a closed Facebook group titled “anti-racist parents of Loudoun County,” which is doing the targeting. The group reportedly has over 600 members.

“There was a solicitation by one of the members of this group to target people that had opposed the school’s commitment to critical race theory concepts,” said Ian Prior, spokesperson for Loudoun Parents for Education.

Critical Race Theory was a term coined by legal scholar Kimberlé Crenshaw. It is described as teaching “equity” and examining systemic racism in school education. The curriculum addition comes after the rise of social justice and civil rights movements over th

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