STATE LEGISLATURE & EDUCATION
Texas lawmakers used MLK’s words to attack critical race theory. MLK III says his father’s work actually supports it.
Republican Texas lawmakers this year made it a priority to limit how racism and current events are taught in school. Martin Luther King III calls their legislative moves “a literal effort to whitewash history."
By Isabella Zou, The Texas Tribune
As dozens of teachers and students waited earlier this month to testify on a Texas Senate bill that would halt new legal requirements that students learn white supremacy is “morally …