Capital Research Center produced a series of documentaries ,The Architects of Woke series which takes aim at far-left postmodernist and Marxist thinkers and activists responsible for the spread of identity politics from college campuses to society at large. Here are 2 episodes to sink your brain into.
The 1619 Project’s Fake History, covers the New York Times Magazine’s 1619 Project. Directed by Nikole Hannah-Jones, the project attempts to reframe our understanding of American history by alleging the central event in the founding of the United States was the first importation of enslaved Africans to Virginia in 1619 and not the Declaration of Independence in 1776. The project has been notably criticized by esteemed historians for its factual errors. Despite this, schools across the nation have embedded the 1619 Project into their curriculums, perhaps endangering our nation’s understanding of its founding for generations to come.
Stokely Carmichael & Racism Without Racists”, covers the influence of the late Stokely Carmichael, a.k.a. Kwame Ture. Carmichael was one of the leading activists of the civil rights movement, but put himself in direct opposition to the non-violent unifying ideas of Martin Luther King, Jr. A Marxist-Leninist, Carmichael eventually left America to pursue his dream of creating a pan-African communist black ethnostate, befriending murderous dictators in the process. But before he left, in his book ‘Black Power’ he coined the term “institutional racism”, a term that has changed the course of race activist ever since. Under Carmichael’s definition of “institutional racism”, one only needs to find disparate outcomes by race to prove racism, there need not be racists found who created to that outcome. Since outcomes between any two measured groups are unlikely to ever be perfectly equal, Carmichael’s “institutional racism” has helped prevent the achievement of Martin Luther King, Jr.’s dream of abolishing the racial categories that divide us