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On 17 February, Fresh Air sub-host, Dave Davies, interviewed author, Heather McGhee, about her new book, The Sum of Us: What Racism Costs Everyone and How We Can Prosper Together. She talked about the many ways that White America chose to withdraw publicly funded services rather than allow Black Americans equal access and how that has changed the very fabric of our society and hurts us all. Must listening to.
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An explainer explaining the link between racist dog whistles and our racist deep culture. If folks can’t get it after this, I don’t know that they ever will.
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It’s Black History Month, so I thought I’d repost this article from 20 August 2017 written shortly after the Charlottesville Good People On Both Sides White Supremacist Rally.
The five things listed here for white people to do to end racism are really really good and effective. You should give ’em a go and tell us about it in the comments!
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We’ve all encountered the Bernie Princesses and other folks form the far left who tell us that Biden or Clinton were just more of the establishment same and they would never give us the just and fair country that we were promised so we should all just… After that it is not clear, but what is clear that a false equivalency has been drawn between Obama, Clinton, and Biden and W and the Ol’ Pussy Grabber. It is a cynical nihilistic narcissism that states all one percenters are the same, so why bother.
Okay, Charlottesville happened, the Ol’ Pussy Grabber happened, Boston Commons happened; now what? Here are five things white people can do if they are serious about ending racism