Greg Lukianoff is the head of an organization called FIRE, which fights for free speech and open expression at the University level. His credentials for impartiality are impeccable. He has written a 13 point explanation of what is going on with the CRT battle and sheds a lot of light on a very muddled situation.
I support FIRE and have made a significant donation to them in the past. They do great work and stand inbetween the culture war battles, standing up for freedom regardless of party affiliation which I love.
Here’s the link