One-quarter of Americans think teaching white culture is evil 'promotes racial healing': poll
Most American voters said that using Critical Race Theory to teach that white culture is inherently evil "further divides" the youth.
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One-quarter of American voters said that they believe implementing a Critical Race Theory curriculum to teach that the culture of white people is "inherently evil" would help promote racial healing amongst American youth, according to a poll released Wednesday.
Most American voters, 57%, said that using Critical Race Theory to teach that white culture is inherently evil "further divides" the youth, while 18% of people did not give a response, according to a Summit Ministries poll in partnership with McLaughlin and Associates.
From Dec. 9 through Dec. 14, 2022, the poll asked 1,000 likely general election voters: "Do you believe that Critical Race Theory curriculum that teaches that white culture is inherently evil helps promote racial healing and reconciliation amongst American youth, or further divides ethnic groups and races amongst American youth?" The poll had a margin of error of 3.1%.
Critical Race Theory is the idea that the United States is inherently, or systemically racist. Several states, such as Arkansas and Florida, have banned the controversial concept from being taught in schools.
Pastor John Amanchukwu, Sr., a faculty member at Summit Ministries, focused on how the poll showed most Americans are against Critical Race Theory.
"This eye-opening poll shows that Americans are realizing the truth about Critical Race Theory curriculum – it is designed to create division and stoke racial tensions," he said.