Commentary: The Empress Wears No Clothes

James Moore, Spiro Pantazatos, Kursat Pekgoz
James G. Martin Center for Academic Renewal

Excerpt: Catherine E. Lhamon is the current Assistant Secretary at the U.S. Department of Education’s Office for Civil Rights (OCR). Despite the unassuming title, her position wields enormous power. The Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights, at her sole discretion, can cut off federal funding (and has threatened to do so) from any recipient educational institution she deems unwoke or patriarchal. Lhamon once quipped about how she enjoys carrying the “big stick of the federal government” to further her agenda.

Now that the Biden administration has put Lhamon back in power, what is she up to?