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Are concerns about critical race theory valid? Rob Port and the head of North Dakota's teacher union discuss

Nick Archuleta from North Dakota United discusses critical race theory on Plain Talk Live with Rob Port.

Activist Vanessa Renee Clark being handcuffed by Moorhead Police for disorderly conduct Tuesday, June 15, 2021, during a conference opposing critical race theory at the Courtyard by Marriott in Moorhead.jpg
Activist Vanessa Renee Clark being handcuffed by Moorhead Police for disorderly conduct Tuesday, June 15, 2021, during a conference opposing critical race theory at the Courtyard by Marriott in Moorhead. C.S. Hagen / The Forum
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Is critical race theory an attempt to take over our education system and indoctrinate students with left-wing orthodoxies about race and culture?

Or is it controversy ginned up as a "lucrative side hustle" by various pundits and activists, as Nick Archuleta argues in a recent column ?

This debate has become heated, to the point of violence in some unhappy instances, but what is the truth about what's going on in our schools?

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Archuleta, the president of North Dakota United , which represents teachers and public workers, joins this episode of Plain Talk Live to discuss this seemingly intractable issue.

The audio of every episode of Plain Talk Live is available on the Plain Talk podcast , which you can find through your favorite podcasting service.

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Rob Port, founder of SayAnythingBlog.com, is a Forum Communications commentator. Reach him on Twitter at @robport or via email at rport@forumcomm.com .

Opinion by Rob Port
Rob Port is a news reporter, columnist, and podcast host for the Forum News Service. He has an extensive background in investigations and public records. He has covered political events in North Dakota and the upper Midwest for two decades. Reach him at rport@forumcomm.com. Click here to subscribe to his Plain Talk podcast.
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