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Father, protect us from the evil around us. Thank You that You have given us Your Word as a weapon. Help us to know Your Word and hide it deeply in our hearts.

Newly elected Virginia Lt. Governor Winsome Sears went toe-to-toe with a CNN host who said that Critical Race Theory was not taught in schools, saying that it has been woven into the curriculum for years.

On Sunday morning, Dana Bash quizzed Sears – the first woman  the first woman to become Lt. Governor and first woman of color elected to a statewide office in Virginia – on CNN’s State of the Union.

At one point during the interview, Bash said that CRT was not being taught in schools, at which point Sears interrupted her, saying: ‘No, no, no it is part of the curriculum.’

Sears, who previously served on Virginia’s board of education, continued: ‘It’s weaved in and out of the curriculum. In 2015, former governor, who was just defeated, McAuliffe, his state board of education had information on how to teach it, so it’s weaved in.  . . .

The use of critical race theory, or CRT, in education has been criticized for its message that the US is built on racism with skin color determining the social, economic, and political differences between each.

Advocates say its teaching is necessary to underline how deeply racism pervades society, critics say it is divisive and paints everyone as a victim or oppressor, with multiple Virginia school board meetings making headlines after parents were filmed clashing with staff over the decision to teach it.

Republican newcomer and now elected Governor Glenn Youngkin pledged to ban CRT, seizing on the discontent of parents who had grown agitated after the Loudon County school board announced a $6million ‘equity-training’ program that parents associated with CRT.   . . .

During the segment, Sears told Bash: ‘What we want to say and what governor-elect Youngkin has said is that all of history must be taught, the good, the bad and the ugly because what we learn from history, Dana, is that we don’t learn from history and we continue to repeat the same mistakes.’

The new Lt. Governor also promised an education system that represents ‘all people.’  . . .

The tight Youngkin-McAuliffe race took a turn after the Republican newcomer pledged to ban CRT.  . . .

Loudon County, a Democratic stronghold in northern Virginia, became the focal point of debate over woke policies by school boards across the country.

In April, the county announced that it planned to allocate more than $6 million to ‘equity training’ which was met with strong opposition by some residents. . . .

Protests then reignited in September, when the school board voted 6-3 in favor of beginning a study into whether it would be appropriate to give reparations to black people after it previously ignored a landmark desegregation ruling.   . . .

Youngkin said he would banned CRT from schools and said he would open an investigation into the Loudoun County School Board, which has further marred in controversy over an alleged rape of a 15-year-old girl by a boy wearing a skirt in a high school bathroom.

Sears may be less known for her policy positions than for a campaign photo showing the 57-year-old former Marine posing with a military rifle.  . . .

Those who know her say Sears is more than a gun-toting caricature – they point to her willingness to buck her own party at times, and her dedication to school choice and other conservative education priorities.

The photo grabbed attention, but she held it with an engaging, almost stream-of-consciousness speaking style, firing up the crowds for her ticket mate Youngkin.  . . .

Sears has embraced President Donald Trump, serving as co-chair of a group called Black Americans to Re-elect President Trump, and defending him against charges of racism. . . .

In 2018, she launched a write-in campaign for US Senate when Corey Stewart, whose campaign had links to white supremacists and used the Confederate flag as a prop, won the GOP nomination.

‘The Republican Party never saluted the Confederate flag, did not fight under the Confederate flag … and he is our candidate, our nominee?’ she said at the time. ‘He does not represent the party of Lincoln. … He is not a true Republican.’ . . .

Pray: Father, protect us from the evil around us. Thank You that You have given us Your Word as a weapon. Help us to know Your Word and hide it deeply in our hearts.

Your turn: Share your prayers about CRT hiding and embedded in the school systems in the comments below.

(Excerpt from The Daily Mail. Photo by Getty Images.)

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Connie White
November 26, 2021

Father God, please raise up educators with an awesome reverence for Your Word. Bless us with Godly teachers who will love all of our children, whatever the race or level of ability of those students, Free us from this critical race theory that actually pits the races against one another. Lord, please send a new wave of Your Holy Spirit to return this nation wholeheartedly to you. May we learn to love You and love one another with the love that only You can place in our hearts. Amen.

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Christine Stott
November 23, 2021

I thank You Heavenly Father for this amazing Governor of Virginia, I ask You to give her Your highest and most fervent protection, wisdom, and power over the enemy, increase her ability to educate people who have been deceived by the devil!

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TRUST in JESUS!!
November 23, 2021

Daddy God in Jesus Name we CALL FORTH a RIGHTEOUS REVOLUTION to come to our nation, The United States of America and the whole world! Come Holy Spirit NOW and INVADE and TAKE OVER EVERYTHING Lord for we NEED You and Your ways! Let EVERYTHING the devil has done be EXPOSED and DESTROYED! Let ONLY Your will be done to the full for You are GOOD! In Jesus Name, Amen!!

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Brian lynch
November 23, 2021

Thank you for sending Holy Spirit to Winsome Sears, and her sensitivity to listen to the still small voice. Thank you for her courage to stand up to the Ungodly liberal media, who are part of the machinery to destroy America and its long-held moralistic values. I thank and praise you that this administration has been elected in Virginia for such a time as this. I pray Lord, that You would make a way for them to succeed in their efforts to not allow CRT to be taught in schools any more. I also pray that You would cause other governmental leaders to rise up against this terrible untruth. In Jesus’ name.

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Denise Newberry
November 23, 2021

Lord God, Your Word reminds us that, “The wicked plots against the just, and gnashes at him with his teeth. The Lord laughs at him, for He sees that his day is coming.” (Ps 37:12-13), “For the arms of the wicked shall be broken, but the Lord upholds the righteous.” (Ps 37:17). Thank You, Father for the gift Of Your Word. We have nothing to fear for all things work through Your sovereign and righteousness hand. Grant us courage to do Your will this very day. Keep us under Your protective wing and guard our hearts from growing weary! We do all things in Your Name, Lord Jesus! Come quickly, Maranatha!

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Rose Distefano
November 23, 2021

What too many people fail to realize about race, is that it is not about the color, but about the culture. If a black person feels he is being discriminated, it is because his culture has led him to believe he is inferior. Blacks, such as Ben Carson, know who they are. They know their worth. God created all of us equal, what we do with our lives, is up to us, not to this nation. Millions of people died in wars, so our freedoms could be protected, starting with the Revolutionary War to protect people from the tyrannical government of England. All races have at one time or another faced discrimination: Jews, Italians,, Asians, Germans, etc. The Lord gave us a brain and a free will. We need to pray to Him to help us in our lives, not depend on a government to provide us with all our needs. THAT STILL MAKES YOU A SLAVE. No race could have been treated worse than Asians, who came to this country, but I have never heard in my 81 years, until all this CRT came about, an Asian complain. They know their worth, and culture has sustained them. WE NEED TO PRAY FOR ALL PEOPLE TO REMEMBER WE ARE MADE IN THE IMAGE OF GOD. TO RESPECT THAT IMAGE WE NEED TO MAKE THE BEST OF THE LIVES HE HAS GIVEN US; HE STILL LOVES US IF WE FAIL. OUR HOME IS IN HEAVEN, AND THIS IS JUST A TEMPORARY ABODE.

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Rhonda Gregory
November 23, 2021

Great job Lt. Gov Winsome Sears. May God use you to bring about positive change and make a difference not only in Virginia, but in this great nation. You are a role model to all women.

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    Darlene Estlow
    November 23, 2021

    Guide and bless Lt. Gov Winsome Sears. May God use her to his glory. Guide her and protect her.

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