RALEIGH – Slippery slopes have a tendency to get steeper in grade until it is virtually vertical, and thus normalizing actions or ideas that heretofore seemed unimaginable.
Exhibit A in the Slipperiest of Slopes, Woke Anti-Racism: A librarian in North Carolina Public Schools took to the Facebook group of North Carolina Teachers United to inquire as to what books she should remove from the school library in order to ‘conquer racial bias.’
As first shared by Terry Stoops, the education guru at John Locke Foundation:
Here, let us just check the list books banned by the Dogma of Woke to see which books in the public school library you should
Well, public school librarian and veteran educator, definitely
burn remove any books to the Founding Fathers (they owned slaves you know); actually, all traditional American history books in general should be tossed (only the 1619 Project is acceptable US History); and, for sure make certain there are zero remnants of the classic Hardy Boys mystery novels for kids (those privileged mystery-solving White Boys were created during Jim Crow, you know); and, then there’s……………
On, and on, and on; with nearly 60 comments at the time that screenshot was captured, we can only imagine all the book
burning removal suggestions this librarian received from her fellow comrades teachers.
If there is any silver lining to the absurdity of several major North Carolina public school systems truncating in-person education due to the Pandemic Panic, it will be that more and more parents and students exercise school choice in enrolling in private, charter, or home schooling and thus avoid subjecting their children to this Woke that would sooner burn books than have children learn history and think critically.