The Watch Dog response: I am just trying to figure out how this came about because I don’t see what discussing white privilege got to do with the children. Will someone please help me to understand what is the hidden agenda here? Are they trying to send a message to the non white that you need to get your hat and your coat and leave, hit the road jack and don’t you come back no more? I will follow this to see how it continue to unfold.
RALEIGH – Conservatives around the country are attacking the Wake County school system, a Raleigh elementary school and the school’s PTA over a handout about white privilege that was sent home with students.
There’s been national attention since a minority parent at Hunter Elementary School complained this week that her 8-year-old son brought home a handout on understanding the concept of white privilege — the idea that white people get certain benefits due to their skin color.
School officials say the handout from Hunter’s PTA was only intended for parents. But conservatives, including radio show hosts Rush Limbaugh and Todd Starnes, are accusing local school leaders of trying to politically indoctrinate students.
“The white privilege propaganda being distributed at Hunter Magnet Elementary School is disgusting,” Starnes wrote Wednesday on his website. “To shame children and their parents based on the color of their skin is simply unthinkable in this day and age.” (Read more)