In 2021, there are few places one can turn to avoid hearing about the need for “social justice,” “equity” and “anti-racism.”
Apparently, not even Nickelodeon can offer refuge from these far-left ideas.
On Nickelodeon Parents, a website designed to provide the parents of Nickelodeon viewers with educational resources involving the channel’s shows, there just so happens to be a page titled “How Kids Can Be Allies.”
What does this page say?
That American parents are racist and, in order to account for that racism, must teach their kids various left-wing values in order to account for that bigotry.
The page offers a “list of actions” that parents can take to help their children “continue the fight against racism and bias.”
The sixth entry on the list reads as follows: “Acknowledge your own racism and racial bias. Because you live in a racist society, you hold racist ideas and beliefs. You cannot choose to not be privileged. The more aware you are of the ways in which your ideas and behaviors are shaped by race, the more effective you will be at reducing harm.”
Of course, the definition of “racism” chosen by Nickelodeon is of the “systemic” variety, with the page describing racism as “structural and a part of all aspects of our lives, including laws, public policies, institutional practices, cultural representations, and other norms.”
This highly controversial theory of racism has its roots in the academic philosophy of critical race theory.