critical race theory

The critical race theory investigates the relationship of race, class, ethnicity and etc. to explain discrimination. It is a strategy that some what is trying to eliminate racism. One central tenet of the critical race theory is the centrality of race and racism in society and “asserts that the permanent component of life in any given multiracial and polyethnic society” (Quist-Adade, Social Theory an Social Justice, 2012, P. 57). Second is the challenge to dominant ideology that “challenges the claims of neutrality, objectivity, colorblindness, and meritocracy in society” (Quist-Adade, Social Theory an Social Justice, 2012, P. 57). Third is the centrality of experiential knowledge that :s=asserts that the experiential knowledge of people of color is appropriate. Legitimate and an integral part to analyzing and understanding racial inequality” (Quist-Adade, Social Theory an Social Justice, 2012, P. 57).

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