Museum’s Racist Material on ‘Whiteness’ Wasn’t Its First Instance of Bias

 
 
Jul 22, 2020
 

Good morning from Washington, where President Trump resumes briefings on COVID-19, with more discipline. Fred Lucas reports on that as well as charges against a couple who feared what "Black Lives Matter" marchers might do. On the podcast, Sen. Mike Lee has some wisdom for those who are defacing statues. Plus: bias at the nation's premier African American museum; America's homeland security chief on the chaos in Portland, Oregon; and the secretary of state's human rights mission. On this date in 1862, President Abraham Lincoln tells his Cabinet that he will issue a proclamation to free slaves when the Union achieves a significant military victory—which comes at Antietam just over two months later.

 
 
 
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By Jarrett Stepman

It's clear that American institutions—whether they are our schools or national museums—are being used as vehicles to promote "critical race theory" and other divisive doctrines.
Analysis
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By Rachel del Guidice

"I think we need to start defunding those who hate America because they're hating America on America's dime," says Sen. Mike Lee.
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By Fred Lucas

"Whether you like the mask or not, they have an impact, they'll have an effect—and we need everything we can get," says President Trump.
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By David Ditch

The bill's text—produced July 16—is a staggering 689 pages long, meaning that no representative's office has had the time to properly vet it before the vote.
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By Emilie Kao

As noted by Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, the original 30 rights in the Universal Declaration of Human Rights have been expanded exponentially by the United Nations and the Council of Europe into 1,377 rights provisions in 64 agreements.
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By Fred Lucas

"Every Missourian has the right to protect their family and their personal property," tweets Missouri Gov. Mike Parson.
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By Rachel del Guidice

"If you're a violent rioter or looking to inflict damage on property or law enforcement officers, you need to find another line of work. We will not retreat," says acting Homeland Security Secretary Chad Wolf.
 
     
 
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