The new religion of being ‘woke’

Julie Reeder
Julie Reeder
Critical race theory, including anti-racism and white fragility, is the new religion of the left. Its followers are “woke,” and to even question the theory is to commit heresy. Words are violence. Silence is violence. Young people are “true believers” with a sense of purpose. Having a group identity of all variables involves a primacy that is contrary to the post-racist society that has been the nation’s goal for decades and, in turn, it does damage to the very problem it seeks to oppose. Critical race theory teaches that every significant disparity in life between White and Black America, including crime, education, employment, etc., is only the result of White racism or systemic racism, and to question it or even think about it is to volunteer to be made out as another ig
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