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White Supremacy



  • America Needs an Education in Whiteness

    by Jordan Lindsey

    Not a white equivalent of Black History Month—but a better understanding of the concept of whiteness and the harm it inflicts on race relations.



  • Ibram X. Kendi: A Reading List for Ralph Northam

    by Ibram X. Kendi

    "Here’s my own anti-racist reading list for Northam and my fellow Americans who are truly awakening after their own blackface moment. It is for people realizing they were taught by their relatives and friends and the media how to be racist."



  • When the Suffrage Movement Sold Out to White Supremacy

    by Brent Staples

    Historians like Glenda Gilmore, Martha Jones, Nell Irvin Painter and Rosalyn Terborg-Penn have recently revised the whitewashed depiction of the women’s rights campaign by rescuing black suffragists from anonymity.



  • America’s Original Sin

    by Annette Gordon-Reed

    Slavery and the Legacy of White Supremacy



  • Columbia student goes on racist tirade at fellow students

    A Columbia University student shouted that “white people are the best thing that ever happened to the world” on Sunday evening during a racist tirade in front of students of color, who caught the rant on video.



  • Lyndon B. Johnson warned us about this

    by Julian Zelizer

    Less than 48 hours before the 1966 midterms, just like today, LBJ saw in the electorate a noxious mix of white anger, hatred and resentment.