Mankato Paper Takes Issue with American Experiment ‘Raise Our Standards’ Tour

Mankato Free Press

A paper in Mankato took issue with the Center for the American Experiment’s Raise Our Standards tour. The Raise Our Standards tour has been traveling around to various towns in Minnesota. The tour has already undergone much scrutiny and at one stop protesters showed up. As was reported on The Minnesota Sun, a Black Lives Matter activist was arrested for ripping an “All Lives Matter” button off a participant at the Moorhead stop of the Center for the American Experiment Raise Our Standards tour. They also ran into issues with their venue for the Duluth stop.

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Scuffle Broke Out at American Experiment Anti-Critical Race Theory Tour

A Black Lives Matter activist was arrested for ripping an “All Lives Matter” button off a participant at the Moorhead stop of the Center for the American Experiment “Raise Our Standards” tour. The tour – taking place across Minnesota – aims to educate parents and others about Critical Race Theory and the danger that they say it poses to schools.

Catrin Wigfall, a presenter during the tour, says there are ways to teach the history of America without implementing critical race theory as a teaching tool. She explained, “The problem with Critical Race Theory is it puts a race-based lens on everything.”

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