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Lorna Grisby

Lorna Grisby is an award-winning journalist who has covered everything from school spending for local daily newspapers to high-profile crime and human-interest stories for national magazines. For RD.com, she shines a spotlight on issues of racial conflict and disparity.
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What Is Critical Race Theory—And Why Is It Important to Understand?

Critical Race Theory has been alternately criticized and celebrated, but do you actually know what it is? Here, experts define this controversial concept and explain its real-world implications.