How a Black high school principal was swept into a “critical race theory” maelstrom in a mostly white Texas suburb

James Whitfield was put on paid leave about a month after being accused of teaching critical race theory. His future will be decided Monday.

By Brian Lopez, The Texas Tribune
Posted 9/20/21

It was June 3, 2020, and James Whitfield couldn’t sleep. He hadn’t been able to sleep for the last several days. As a Black man, the deaths of three Black Americans, George Floyd, Breonna …

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