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“Blue Lives Matter” explains why Critical Race Theory is essential in schools

The inherent racism behind the phrase “Blue Lives Matter” is obvious, but the “Thin Blue Line" flag is far more sinister.

Person carrying the black American flag supposedly showing support for police
Flying this flag can never be anything but racist.

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AfroSapiophile is a hub for critical thinking and analysis pertaining to civil rights, human rights, systemic racism and sexism across politics, entertainment, and history.

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Ira David Socol

Ira David Socol

Author, Dreamer, Educator: A life in service - NYPD, EMS, disabilities/UDL specialist, tech and innovation leader for education. Co-author of Timeless Learning

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