by Colorado Alliance for Immigration Reform
Critical Race Theory is related to Critical Theory, a Marxist approach oriented towards destructive criticism of the main elements of Western culture. The key to understanding Critical Race Theory and Critical Theory is their destructive agenda: criticize, dismantle, and destroy.
The following article explains the history of Critical Race Theory. Excerpts are included below, and the entire article is well worth reading.
Critical Race Theory: What It Is and How to Fight It, by Christopher F. Rufo, Imprimis, Hillsdale College, March 2021: