Your 3-Month-Old Might Be Racist, & The Department Of Education Is Here To Help

Amanda PrestigiacomoMarch 4, 20216min
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The bad news is that your three-month-old precious bundle of joy — yeah, she might be a racist. On the up side, Arizona’s Department of Education is offering an “equity” toolkit to help you tamp down their racism.

Journalist Christopher F. Rufo exposed the ideological “equity” toolkit within the department’s diversity program that claims babies can develop signs of racism at just three months old and should be talked to about race even before they can talk.

“Silence about race reinforces racism by letting children draw their own conclusions based on what they see,” the program states, outlining a graphic titled, “They’re not too young to talk about race!”

The Daily Wire’s Chrissy Clark reported:

The graphic shows the linear aging of a child and details how parents should talk about race and racism at each stage of their childhood. Parents are told to talk to their three-month-olds about racism because “babies look more at faces that match the race of their caregivers.”

At the age of two, the graphic claims that children use race “to reason about people’s behaviors” and, by 30 months, they allegedly use race to choose their friends. By ages four and five, children allegedly become racially prejudiced.

According to the graphic, by the time children reach kindergarten they can become full-blown racists. Kindergarteners allegedly “show many of the same racial attitudes that adults in our culture hold — they have already learned to associate some groups with higher status than others.” Parents are encouraged to have conversations with kindergarteners to discuss how interracial friendships can improve their racial attitudes.

As highlighted by Rufo, the AZ Department of Education recommends reading from HuffPost titled, “How White Parents Can Talk To Their Kids About Race.”

“The Department of Education recommends a reading that claims babies are not ‘colorblind’ and that parents must instill ‘antiracist attitudes and actions’ beginning at birth, in order for their children to not ‘absorb bias from the world around them,’” he reports.

HuffPost writes: “White parents can and should begin addressing issues of race and racism early, even before their children can speak. Studies have indicated that infants as young as 3 months old can recognize racial differences. Avoiding the topic, rather than actively countering it with anti-racist attitudes and actions, simply opens the door for children to absorb bias from the world around them.”

Rufo justly called on Arizona Governor Doug Ducey, a Republican, to investigate the program.

“I call on Governor [Doug Ducey] to conduct an investigation into the Department of Education’s radical ‘equity and diversity’ program,” he posted Tuesday. “It’s deeply ideological, anti-scientific, and morally bunk. Arizona students deserve better.”

Rufo noted, “My children are ‘people of color’ and they get along fantastically with children of all racial groups. Perpetuating the idea that ‘babies are racist’ is astonishingly stupid and should be immediately removed from the Arizona Department of Education’s equity toolkit.”

Author : Amanda Prestigiacomo

Source : Daily Wire : Your 3-Month-Old Might Be Racist, & The Department Of Education Is Here To Help