Fed Contractors Ordered to End ‘Divisive’ Diversity Training (2)

Sept. 23, 2020, 2:11 PMUpdated: Sept. 23, 2020, 9:33 PM

Companies that do business with the federal government are barred from conducting diversity training that includes “divisive concepts” such as the idea that the U.S. is inherently sexist or racist, or that individuals may be “inherently racist, sexist, or oppressive, whether consciously or unconsciously,” under an executive order from President Donald Trump.

The order, issued Tuesday, also applies to federal agency workforces and military personnel. It comes more than two weeks after the White House Office of Management and Budget issued a memo condemning racial sensitivity training that involves discussion of topics like White privilege and critical race ...

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