There is an old saying that when everything is important, then nothing is important.
And recently we have seen a flood of things that the woke are calling racist, which after a while literally devalues things that actually are.
The latest comes from a woke teacher, from not surprisingly California, who allegedly stated that good writing and proper grammar are racist, and vowed to make changes in her classroom the next term.
According to Fox News, Marta Shaffer, who teaches English at Oroville High School in Northern California, made this claim in a recent TikTok video.
Shaffer added that ‘white supremacy’ runs deep in public schools stating:
“What do I mean by that? Well, let’s look at how we write essays: Start with an introduction that includes a thesis; always cite your sources; use transition words like ‘however’ and ‘therefore.’ They are all made-up rules. They’re arbitrary. They were created by Westerners in power.”
She also described proper grammar, as the ‘language of power.’
Now, to be fair not everything that Shaffer said was completely wrong, she also added:
“As an educator, I am constantly worried if I am part of the problem.”
Now I may have taken her statement out of context, but according to Shaffer holding to those kinds of archaic linguistic rules are simply a holdover of white supremacy.
Fortunately, there are still some good teachers in public schools. READ: How a Third Grade Teacher Used Competition to Fix My Son’s Reading Struggles