It took off after many began to see the efforts of the civil rights movement stall. Many also thought that the progress that was made during the civil rights era was being decreased, so a few early writers converged to fight these passive forms of racism. Not only did the CRT stem from civil rights but it also constructed a lot of itself off the insight of critical legal studies and radical feminism. This movement put critical thinking to its best by adopting the idea of indeterminacy, meaning, one interprets one fact differently from another gaining a different outcome.
This theory is one that causes major controversy, because some believe that it is a way that black leadership in this country has pardoned black people of responsibility, arguing that race, not truth, is the paramount factor in areas such as criminal justice, education and politics. While this may be true to a certain extent I still believe that race does play a part in those aspects. Also, another reason why it has caused controversy is because, this theory states that we are unable to make rational choices because of past experiences in our life. For example, if a black child was abused by white