There are number of movements that have high standing in academia and thus are incorporated into the curriculum in school systems. This part of a sinister movement to create permanent (or ever new) victim classes and to use them to demonize American Society.
Christina Hoff Sommers is a feminist. She has a series of videos that were made for AEI which are well worth watching. She is able to parse some of the rhetoric used by the left and demonstrate that we are always better if we judge people as individuals rather than a class.