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David Miguel Gray

David Miguel Gray

David Miguel Gray is assistant professor of philosophy, affiliate, Institute for Intelligent Systems, University of Memphis.

COMMENTARY
President Lyndon Johnson signing the 1964 Civil Rights Act

Commentary: Here’s what critical race theory is – and isn’t

By: - July 6, 2021

U.S. Rep. Jim Banks of Indiana sent a letter to fellow Republicans on June 24, 2021, stating: “As Republicans, we reject the racial essentialism that critical race theory teaches . . . that our institutions are racist and need to be destroyed from the ground up.” Kimberlé Crenshaw, a law professor and central figure in […]