August 2, 2021
Mississippi House Speaker Philip Gunn, left, and Gov. Tate Reeves, right, told attendees at the Neshoba County Fair on July 29, 2021, that they both supported an effort to ban critical race theory in Mississippi's public schools. Reeves has admitted that he does not know of any public school that teaches critical race theory, a legal framework typically taught in law schools or advanced college sociology courses. Photo by Ashton Pittman
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Mississippi House Speaker Philip Gunn promised attendees at the Neshoba County Fair yesterday that he will back legislation next year to ban “critical race theory” in Mississippi’s K-12 classrooms—despite the ...