Critical

(Two academics walking with coffee)
A: So, a bunch of politicians are now worried that I'm teaching critical race theory. What do they want, a trigger warning on the syllabus?
B: Why do you do this to yourself?

It’s impressive how fast the “Students must confront the harsh truths about the world” crowd turned into the “Students must not be made to confront the harsh truths about the world” crowd when it turned out that one of the harsh truths is “Racism isn’t solved yet.”