Virginia mother who survived Maoist China purge criticizes Critical Race Theory

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A Virginia mother who grew up in Maoist China criticized Critical Race Theory (CRT) during a controversial school board meeting on Wednesday.

Xi Van Fleet told members of the Loudoun County School Board she is “deeply troubled” by the teachings of CRT, which she says is “educating children to be social justice fighters and to abhor their country and their history.”

“This is indeed the American version of the Chinese Cultural Revolution,” said Van Fleet.

Critical Race Theory has its roots in cultural Marxism. It doesn’t belong in our school.’

Over the past year, numerous public and private schools in the US have chosen to include CRT in their classes. The theory states that “institutions are inherently racist and that race itself … is a socially constructed concept used by white people to advance their economic and political interests at the expense of people of color,” Texas said. A&M University Professor Tommy Curry.

While Loudoun County Public Schools say they don’t officially use CRT in their classrooms, they have pledged to push for “equality” and have started using many CRT “buzzwords and concepts.”

That decision has angered many residents of Loudoun County, which is located just outside Washington DC and is the wealthiest county in the entire country.

Virginia mother Xi Van Fleet, who grew up in Maoist China, criticized Critical Race Theory (CRT) during a controversial school board meeting on Wednesday.

Virginia mother Xi Van Fleet, who grew up in Maoist China, criticized Critical Race Theory (CRT) during a controversial school board meeting on Wednesday.

Although public schools in Loudoun County say they don't officially use CRT in their classrooms, they have pledged to strive for

Although public schools in Loudoun County say they don’t officially use CRT in their classrooms, they have pledged to strive for “equality” and have started using many CRT “buzzwords and concepts”

During Wednesday’s school board meeting, which was filled with dozens of concerned parents, Van Fleet elaborated on her experience in Maoist China.

“The communist regime used the same critical theory to divide people. The only difference is that they used class instead of race,” she explained, adding that CRT was “neo-racist.”

“We have learned to denounce our heritage and the Red Guards have destroyed everything that is not communist… statues, books and everything else. We were also encouraged to report on each other, as was the Student Equity Ambassador program and the bias reporting system,” added Van Fleet, referring to new initiatives launched in public schools in Loudoun County.

according to Fox news, who obtained a full transcript of Van Fleet’s speech, the mother explained that she managed to flee China at the age of 26 before settling in the United States.

I felt like it’s such a free country, which means I have free access to all kinds of information – books on both sides of the case,” she explained.

Now, however, Van Fleet says she feels some of that freedom is being taken away, saying, “I can’t just say what I mean, even if the other side can say anything.” For me, and for many Chinese, it is heartbreaking that we escaped communism and now we are living communism here.’

Lilit Vanetsyan, who teaches in neighboring Fairfax County, Virginia, also spoke at the Loudoun County School Board meeting Wednesday night.

Lilit Vanetsyan, who teaches in neighboring Fairfax County, Virginia, also spoke at the Loudoun County School Board meeting Wednesday night.

Meanwhile, several concerned parents speak out about CRT.

Lilit Vanetsyan, who teaches in neighboring Fairfax County, Virginia, also spoke at the Loudoun County School Board meeting Wednesday night.

“Parents, the longer you wait and don’t hold your child’s school accountable, give these guys more time to dictate what’s best for your child’s physical, mental and emotional health,” Vanetsyan said.

She then also addressed students directly: “You are on the front lines of these indoctrination camps. Challenge the staff when presented with a ridiculous statement, and don’t let anyone tell you that you can’t accomplish anything because of your skin color, or to hate yourself for your skin color.

“Students, it’s up to you to be the next generation of victims or victors.”

A push to include CRT 'buzzwords and concepts' has angered many locals in Loudoun County - which is located just outside Washington, D.C. and is the wealthiest county in the entire country.

A push to include CRT ‘buzzwords and concepts’ has angered many locals in Loudoun County – which is located just outside Washington, D.C. and is the wealthiest county in the entire country.

A slide is available on Loudoun County Public School's Equity Partner websites,

A slide is available on Loudoun County Public School’s Equity Partner websites, “Racial Equity Tools,” detailing the characteristics of “White Supremacy Culture.”

Vanetsyan’s speech comes after educator Monica Gill – who teaches AP government in Loudoun County, Virginia – told: Fox news that the school district’s push for “inclusion” has ironically led to further division in its top-tier community.

“We’ve been told that we live in a county that suffers from systemic racism and I think that whole idea has done nothing but harm our community and our school since they started promoting equality,” she said in a statement. April.

“I can tell you, one thing is for sure, it was disruptive because there are parents who disagree with this ideology, there are teachers who disagree with it, there are students who disagree — and it’s harmful,” she stated. .

Loudoun parent Scott Mineo has started the Website Parents Against Critical Race Theory, which tracks the use of CRT in classrooms.

Monica Gill — who teaches AP administration in Loudoun County, Virginia — told Fox News that the school district's pressure for

Monica Gill — who teaches AP administration in Loudoun County, Virginia — told Fox News that the school district’s pressure for “inclusion” has ironically led to further divisions in her top-crust community.

According to a post on the website, there is a slide available on Loudoun County Public School’s Equity Partner websites, “Racial Equity Tools,” detailing the characteristics of “White Supremacy Culture.”

Characteristics include ‘worship of the written word’, ‘paternalism’ and ‘either/or thinking’.

Meanwhile, some parents have even claimed that opponents of CRT are “racist”.

Last week, TV cameras captured the moment a parent was laughed at by a neighbor as she explained how friends and family had turned against her for speaking out against CRT’s teachings.

Mother-of-two Jessica Mendez told Fox News she was labeled a racist after trying to block the controversial classes.

“My own family had openly criticized me and asked me, you know, what’s wrong with me? You know, why didn’t I understand? , the interviewer told Fox News.

But during the interview, a neighbor could be seen walking past in the background where she held up two middle fingers at Mendez and the camera.

“I thought I had a good friend,” Mendez added.

“I’m really hurt now because I thought we were on a relationship, that I could be conservative, and they could be liberal, and we could still be friends. I think I was wrong.’

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