ACLU Files Nation’s First Lawsuit Against Critical Race Theory Ban

The American Civil Liberties Union of Oklahoma filed a lawsuit against the state on Tuesday to end its controversial ban on critical race theory (CRT) in education. It is the first lawsuit to be issued against a state since a wave of lawmakers and school districts began banning the theory last year. While CRT is typically taught in law schools, some conservative legislators have used the concept to institute bans against the teaching of social justice issues in K-12 and higher education at large. Read more