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The Half Hour with YuYu Yuan and Spencer Travis: Ep. 31 - Critical Race Theory with Lawrence Zhou

Take note, Extempers! Episode 31 of The Half Hour with YuYu and Spencer is coming in hot! You are at the right place to learn, grab some research, and improve your extemporaneous craft. In this week's episode, YuYu and Spencer discuss Critical Race Theory with guest (and a bestie of the One Clap podcast), Coach Lawrence Zhou.


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31 | Critical Race Theory [with Lawrence Zhou]

-----Description of Podcast-----

One of the most controversial issues in America may have a different meaning than we had originally anticipated. In this episode, Lawrence Zhou is joined with YuYu Yuan and Spencer Travis to discuss the controversial Critical Race Theory topic.

-----Sources from this Video-----

  1. The New Yorker - How a Conservative Activist Invented the Conflict Over Critical Race Theory -

  2. The Washington Post - New critical race theory laws have teachers scared, confused and self-censoring -

  3. PBS News Hour - Critical race theory is a flashpoint for conservatives, but what does it mean? -

  4. Diverse Issues in Higher Education - Scholars Assess the Backlash Against the Teaching of Critical Race Theory -

  5. CBS News - They fought critical race theory. Now they’re focusing on ‘curriculum transparency.’ -

  6. Harvard Graduate School of Education - Harvard EdCast: The State of Critical Race Theory in Education -

  7. Vox News - Critical race theory bans are making teaching much harder -

  8. CNN - South Dakota restricts teaching of critical race theory in schools -

  9. Media Matters - Fox News' obsession with critical race theory, by the numbers -

  10. Los Angeles Times - Board votes to ban critical race theory in Placentia-Yorba Linda school district -

  11. Chalkbeat - CRT Map: Efforts to restrict teaching racism and bias have multiplied across the U.S. -

  12. Education Week - What Is Critical Race Theory, and Why Is It Under Attack? -

  13. Heritage Foundation - Critical Race Theory, the New Intolerance, and Its Grip on America -

  14. Areo Magazine - Yes, Children Are Being Taught Critical Race Theory in K–12 Schools in the US -

  15. Ibram X. Kendi - How to Be an Antiracist -

  16. Robin DiAngeelo - White Fragility -

  17. New York Times - Critical Race Theory: A Brief History -

  18. The New Yorker - How a Conservative Activist Invented the Conflict Over Critical Race Theory -

  19. New York Times’ The Argument - What Are States Really Banning When They Ban Critical Race Theory in Classrooms? -

  20. LastWeekTonight - Critical Race Theory -

  21. SOME MORE NEWS - Why is Critical Race Theory? - (Warning: Explicit language)

  22. NPR - Why education was a top voter priority this election -

  23. The Guardian - Glenn Youngkin attempts to ban critical race theory on day one as Virginia governor -

  24. Vox - What the hysteria over critical race theory is really all about -

  25. Brookings - Why are states banning critical race theory? -

  26. PBS - Critical race theory is a flashpoint for conservatives, but what does it mean? -

  27. Michael J. Sandel - The Tyranny of Merit -

  28. Newsweek - We Should Be Teaching Critical Race Theory to Kids—But It Has to Be Done Right | Opinion -

  29. Education Week - AP Takes a Stand Amid the Raging Curriculum Debates. It’s Worth Emulating -

  30. Education Week - Do Educators Think Critical Race Theory Should Be Taught in Class? We Asked -

  31. Vox - Critical race theory hysteria overshadows the importance of teaching kids about racism -

  32. Washington Examiner - Teaching critical race theory isn’t just wrong. It might be illegal -

  33. Newsweek - The Real Problem With Critical Race Theory | Opinion -

-----Credits and Credentials-----

Video/Audio Recording: Zoom Video Communications

Production Recording: OBS Studio

Design Production: Adobe Spark

Hosts: YuYu Yuan, Spencer Travis

Business Information: Reach via Social Media [Links Above]

Produced By: Spencer Travis

Edited By: Joshua Mitchell

Public Relations Specialist: Camila Rivera

Powered By: One Clap Speech and Debate Podcast [Lyle Wiley]

Music By: Lyle Wiley (Production: GarageBand)

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