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Republicans newly alarmed by critical race theory see bans as 'more of a preventative'

At the beginning of the year, Texas state Rep. Steve Toth thought his bill to prevent schools from teaching concepts of systemic racism was dead in the water. But by the end of April, Toth, a Republican, said things had changed. That month, a Texas grand jury indicted two school board members in Southlake, an affluent Dallas-Fort Worth suburb, who supported new diversity and inclusion training requirements for students and teachers. (They were accused of violating the state open meetings law.) Then there were reports of an elementary school in the wealthy Dallas suburb of Highland Park recommending the picture book "Not My Idea: A Book About Whiteness" to students.
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Selma-style march being planned in an effort to support Texas Democrats

A three-day march in Texas is being planned in hopes to move the voting protection bills in Congress that currently are stalled in the Senate. Texas Democrats, including former Texas Congressman Beto O’Rourke, are organizing what they call a Selma-style march. "Bishop Barber and the Poor Peoples Campaign have envisioned...
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Texas public schools may no longer have to teach “liberal propaganda”

In a move in support of Conservative idealas, the Texas Senate recently voted to approve the elimination of certain public school curriculum requirements. This legislation is clearly against "critical race theory" (a theory that "race is a social construct, and that racism is not merely the product of individual bias or prejudice, but also something embedded in legal systems and policies), which many believe is a result of "liberal indoctrination."
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GOP eyes Latinos in South Texas in effort to regain Congress

McALLEN, Texas — In Republicans’ bid to retake control of Congress, this traditionally Democratic stretch of South Texas has quietly become a top battleground. After making unexpected gains last November, the GOP is zeroing in on a trio of House seats in the region as key targets heading into next year’s midterm elections. They include the 15th Congressional District, which hasn’t sent a Republican to Washington since its creation in 1903, but where a GOP newcomer came within three points of winning in 2020.