Proposal to ban critical race theory pits Michigan lawmakers against educators
Pat Colbeck campaigns in Grand Rapids, Michigan, in a building on the campus of Cornerstone University on May 21, 2018. - Dale G. Young/The Detroit News/TNS

DETROIT — U.S. history teacher Matt Enochs and his eighth-grade class from Southfield Public Schools watched online together as the mob broke into the nation's Capitol building on Jan. 6. "I had students ask questions about the powers of government that I hadn’t heard before because they were watching it unfold ..." Enochs said. "One question from students: Who is going to stop this? It was a very simple question and very complex answer." That inspired Enochs to go back and review history books and textbooks during the times the government faced tumultuous times in the past. He told his studen...