NH's "Divisive Concepts" Bill
New Hampshire's House Bill 544, now an amendment to House Bill 2, would prohibit the dissemination of what it calls "divisive concepts" related to sex and race in public schools, government agencies, and their contractors. We speak with a support and an opponent of the bill and put our local debate into the wider context of critical race theory.
Air date: Wednesday, May 5, 2021.
- Kendall Thomas - Professor at Columbia Law School and a leading scholar of critical race theory and law and culture.
- Sindiso Mnisi Weeks - Assistant Professor at the School for Global Inclusion and Social Development at UMass Boston.
- Grace Kindeke - Program Coodrinator with the American Friends Service Committee.
- Rep. Keith Ammon - (R) Hillsborough - District 40, one of the bill's sponsors.
This show was produced by Jane Vaughan.