‘Whose Children Are They?’ documentary exposes how critical race theory divides students over race
February 14, 2022
WASHINGTON, D.C. — “My life will forever be impacted by one black boy and two white boys,” says Tyler McCurry, a 12-year-old from Texas. “These boys are the reason why I have grown to hate critical race theory (CRT), which has become a hot topic in my school district.”
Tyler’s story is part of the new, groundbreaking documentary, “Whose Children Are They?”
Slated for release nationwide on March 14, 2022, by Fathom Events, “Whose Children Are They?” features brave teachers, emboldened parents, frontline experts and students who show how schools are bombarding children with age-inappropriate sex education and indoctrinating them with political and social ideologies without their parents’ knowledge or consent. Tickets are now available for purchase.
The producing team includes Jonathan Flora, an award-winning writer, director and producer, and Parents United America Founder and President Deborah Flora, a parental rights advocate who helped flip the Douglas County (Col.) School Board and introduced curriculum transparency legislation.
“They’re telling beautiful young children who could just grow up to be friends that if one happens to have less melanin in their skin, they’re an oppressor with inherent bias, prejudged and shamed,” Deborah Flora says on camera. “Or if another precious child has more melanin, they are a victim unable to achieve.”
The damage is not just theoretical, as Tyler explains in the film:
“I’ve had a good friend since I was three or five years old who was black, and now critical race theory is trying to divide us, saying that we should naturally hate each other because we had different skin colors,” Tyler says. “I want to put a stop to critical race theory so that a lot of friendships can be saved and that we can just all get along.
“I also had some teachers saying, ‘hey, they’re guilty for their whiteness,’” he adds. “That’s absurd. That’s the most crazy thing I’ve ever heard.”
In an op-ed he penned, Tyler recounts events from seven years ago:
“I learned the value of education early through my aunt, a public school teacher,” Tyler wrote. “My aunt served children in South Dallas at the Reach for Hope Homework Center. One of my favorite memories at the Homework Center was Christmastime when I was five years old. I had a blast watching everyone open their presents. But my buddy, who was a few years older than me, noticed I didn’t have any presents to open, so he gave me one of his. He didn’t consider my skin color—that I was white and he was Black. He just saw that I was without and wanted me to feel like I belonged.
“Now, my buddy is in his senior year of high school and is doing really well, thanks to all his hard work. He and many other kids from the Homework Center will be among the first in their families to attend college because someone cared enough to support them academically.”
Tyler continued, “My buddy taught me that no matter our background or circumstances, we can all work hard and become overcomers.”
Later, Tyler’s family adopted two white boys from troubled backgrounds who, with the help of the whole community, were able to thrive.
“I always knew our town was great,” he writes, “but it became real watching the outpouring of selfless love for my [adopted] brothers.”
Produced by an all-star production team, “Whose Children Are They?” reveals exactly how dangerous schools have become and what parents and tax-paying citizens can do about it.
“Tyler’s story should break every parent’s heart, too,” said Mrs. Flora. “Our documentary is designed to shine a light on the radical indoctrination that is being hidden from parents. In our own school district, CRT was being introduced under the euphemistic term ‘educational equity.’ It is the opposite of ‘equal opportunity,’ which is what truly helps children from every walk of life flourish.”
Also, serving as Producer is Rebecca Friedrichs, founder of For Kids and Country, and author of “Standing Up to Goliath,” which first gave voice to excellent teachers silenced in our corrupted educational system. Mrs. Friedrichs, a veteran educator, served as plaintiff in the 2016 U.S. Supreme Court case, Friedrichs v. California Teachers’ Association, which blazed the trail for ending the forced unionization of teachers and all government employees.
The team also includes Executive Producer Gerald Molen, the Academy Award-winning producer of Schindler’s List and other blockbusters including Jurassic Park, Minority Report, Catch Me If You Can, Amistad, Twister and Rain Man.
In addition to Tyler, Mrs. Flora, and Mrs. Friedrichs, experts featured in “Whose Children Are They?” include CRT expert Dr. Carol Swain, investigative journalist Alex Newman, Ian Prior of Fight for Schools, Gina Gleason of Real Impact, Mailyn Salabarria, raised in communist Cuba, and Xi Van Fleet, who survived Maoist Red China.
“Our documentary informs people that it’s not really teachers who are to blame for indoctrinating students in a dangerous, anti-American agenda. CRT and other corrupting ideologies are pushed into our schools by so-called teachers’ unions and the activists they’ve placed into our classrooms,” Mrs. Friedrichs says. “The unions also use frightening Mafia tactics to muzzle good teachers, so our movie encourages Americans to reject the union narrative, and to instead, adopt good teachers and stand with them in a mass Union Exit, so we can restore our educational system together.”
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For more information about the documentary and to view the 60-second trailer visit WhoseChildrenAreThey.com.