critical race theory is divisive and demonizes white people, they say. The Olympics are attracting a great deal of attention especially after Simone Biles withdrew from several events for mental health reasons. We also have a new strain of COVID, the Delta variant, that is highly contagious and has brought about a new round of discussions about vaccinations, masking, and social distancing. Some of the less extreme commentators on the right argue that critical race theory should be taught alongside other understandings of race and racism. Do you think that CRT has contributed to issue of racism in America?