Chip and Joanna Gaines reportedly donated $1,000 to a Texas school board candidate trying to ban critical race theory

Published May 25 2021 at 5:12 PM GMT
  • Chip and Joanna Gaines reportedly donated $1,000 to a politician who supports banning critical race theory education in Texas public schools.
  • Chip Gaines' sister, Shannon Braun, is running for the Grapevine-Colleyville ISD (GCISD) school board in Colleyville, Texas.
  • Braun will compete against incumbent Mindy McClure in a run-off on June 5 According to her website, Braun's platform intends to provide "kids the education they deserve" " which she doesn't believe includes critical race theory.
  • Critical race theory looks at racism systematically, examining how generations of racism and inequality still impact society today.
  • As the Dallas Observer reported, Braun has said critical race theory is "the single most divisive threat" to education.



  • Published May 25, 2021 5:12 PM GMT