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Mississippi Organizations Respond to Critical Race Theory Report

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JACKSON, Miss - A nationwide attempt to censor discussions of race in the classroom has made its way to Mississippi. A recent report by a conservative think-tank seeks to erase America’s complex and painful history of racism and oppression from Mississippi classrooms.

October 8, 2021