Segregated playgrounds return in Colorado!
Click for original image from Christopher Rufo.
“Segregation today, segregation tomorrow, segregation forever!” Administrators at a Denver public elementary school eagerly and enthusiastically organized a monthly playground night in which whites were apparently banned. The photo to the right is of the school’s sign, announcing this public event.
The school administrators claimed the evening was organized at the request of the school’s black families so that they could get to know each other, but that families from all races were also welcome.
The sign says otherwise. It suggests that this playground event is intended only for “people of color”, which usually means everyone but whites. This conclusion is reinforced by looking at the “Equity” pages at the school’s website. On this webpage the school proudly announces that “many of our staff have participated in Creating Connections and a CRT and the Brain Study group.” Another Equity page touts their links to the Marxist and bigoted Black Lives Matter movement, and touted segregated programs for:
… our Black and African-American students, as well as our Hispanic/Latin@ and Native American/Indigenous students from 3rd – 5th grade. We discussed positive and negative experiences they have had because of their race, as well as ideas for how we can improve as a school. [emphasis mine]
A review of all the school racially-based activities makes it very clear that if you are white and your children are attending this school, both you and your children are going to be treated as second-class citizens. You will not be made to feel welcome at most events, and your children might find themselves bullied and abused by the other kids, simply because their skin color is white, and it thus makes them evil as defined by the BLM and critical race theories touted by the school.
The playground event above was eventually cancelled, but not because the school’s administration realized the bigotry of such an event, but because they became panicked again over the newest COVID variant, and shut it down. They enthusiastically plan to resume these monthly segregated events next year.
As noted at both website links above, any event favoring specific racial groups is illegal under Colorado law, and also violates numerous federal civil rights laws. In fact, late last week a civil rights complaint was filed against the school for these segregated playground events.
In the end these legalities are not as important as this basic fact: these race-based programs are bigoted and morally wrong. Too bad the adults running this school don’t understand that most fundamental and basic fact.
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