Black Mississippi senators protest vote on race theory bill

Summary
Black senators walk out of Mississippi Senate chamber before vote on Senate Bill 2113. It passed 32-2, with the only votes against the bill coming from white Democrats. The bill says no school, community college or university could teach that any sex, race, ethnicity, religion or national origin is inherently superior or inferior.
4 months ago·Jackson, United States

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Black Mississippi Senators Protest Vote On Race Theory Bill

Black lawmakers walked out in protest Friday and withheld their votes as the Mississippi Senate passed a bill that would ban schools from teaching critical race theory.

4 months ago·India
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CNN

Black lawmakers walk out as Mississippi Senate passes legislation described as a critical race theory bill

Black members of Mississippi's Senate walked out of the chamber in protest Friday before a vote on a bill described as a prohibition on critical race theory on the state legislative calendar.

4 months ago·Atlanta, United States
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Black Mississippi senators protest vote on race theory bill

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Black lawmakers walked out in protest Friday and withheld their votes as the Mississippi Senate passed a bill that would ban schools from teaching critical race theory.

4 months ago·United States
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The Hill

Black Mississippi senators walk out of chamber amid critical race theory vote

Every Black Mississippi state senator  walked out of the state's upper chamber Friday to protest a bill prohibiting the teaching of critical race theory (CRT), according to

4 months ago·Washington, United States
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Black lawmakers walk out as Mississippi Senate passes legislation described as a critical race theory bill - Local News 8

By Sharif Paget, CNNBlack members of Mississippi’s Senate walked out of the chamber in protest Friday before a vote on a bill described as a prohibition on critical race theory on the state legislative calendar.Senate Bill 2113 would forbid public schools in the state from forcing students to agree “that any sex, race, ethnicity, religion or national origin is inherently superior or inferior.”The bill does not mention or define critical race the…

4 months ago
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Black Lawmakers Walk Out As Mississippi Senate Passes Anti-'Critical Race Theory' Bill

The legislation has nothing in its actual text about critical race theory, but Democrats are concerned it will stifle discussion of racism in schools.

4 months ago·United States
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