Private School Diversity Director Resigns Following Breitbart News Investigation

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The diverseness manager of a private, Catholic schoolhouse resigned aft Breitbart News reported that she had made pro-segregation and anti-white statements.

Kalea Selmon was antecedently the Diversity Director of Maryvale Preparatory, a Catholic, all-girls schoolhouse located successful the Baltimore country and associated with the National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS).

Breitbart News reported that Selmon gave a presumption astatine the NAIS People of Color Conference (POCC), an yearly league that seeks to embed Critical Race Theory into the astir 2,000 NAIS subordinate schools. 

A study from Breitbart News documented that Selmon had made a fig of startling statements during the presentation. Among them were comments that endorsed segregation and advocated for anti-white discrimination.

Selmon stated “BIPOC spaces are sacred,” going connected to say “It’s indispensable for BIPOC students to person abstraction distant from achromatic gaze.” The diverseness manager besides said “it is perfectly good to springiness achromatic and brownish students things you’re not giving achromatic children.”

Additionally, Selmon told schoolhouse unit however racially segregated affinity groups could beryllium turned into radical activists, which she described arsenic “boots connected the ground.” Videos of Selmon’s statements tin beryllium viewed here

In effect to the report, Maryvale’s President Tracey Ford and Chair of the Board of Trustees Patty Brown initially sent a missive to parents falsely claiming that the schoolhouse does not thatch Critical Race Theory. The missive did not code Selmon’s statements

Breitbart News past investigated the school’s program and nonrecreational improvement grooming and documented the beingness of Critical Race Theory successful each. 

Now, Maryvale President Tracey Ford has announced that Selmon resigned successful a missive to parents. “Sadly, Kalea Selmon, our Director of Diversity and Inclusion, has resigned,” the missive reads. It goes connected to accidental “Ms. Selmon has been a dedicated contributor to strengthening our diverseness and inclusion programming.”

The missive besides notes “Our Justice, Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion enactment volition continue. We are engaging our genitor assemblage to guarantee a amended knowing of this work.” It besides notes that they are successful the process of searching for a caller Director of Diversity and Inclusion. 

Selmon’s diverseness enactment was aided by Upper School Head and Assistant Head of School Victor Shin. Breitbart News precocious reported that Shin accused students and families who bash not conform to the diverseness docket of “causing trauma and harm.” 

Shin has besides told assemblage members who disagree with the diverseness docket that “Your ngo doesn’t align with our mission” and “maybe this isn’t the close schoolhouse for you.”

Spencer Lindquist is simply a newsman for Breitbart News. Follow him connected Twitter @SpencerLndqst and scope retired astatine [email protected]

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