Biden reverses Trump executive order restricting diversity training

Posted 43 days ago


President Biden rescinded an executive order from former President Trump that would have put restrictions on advancing racial equality by limiting diversity training for federal government employees and its contractors.

Trump signed the order in September, which took aim at diversity training for government workers by prohibiting the teaching of “divisive concepts.”

The order was expected to be reversed under Biden as part of a series of initial measures aimed at undoing a host of the Trump administration’s previous actions.

The order applied to the military, federal contractors, and grant recipients. Just after the order was signed, several federal agencies— including the State Department and the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) — either halted or cancelled tr... (Read more)