SOURCE: Los Angeles Review of Books
A dialogue with a historian of Armenians in the United States shows that the boundaries of the "white race" have shifted historically and been determined not by biology but by politics played out in immigration courts.
SOURCE: The Atlantic
Historian Johann N. Neem, an immigrant from India, decries the white supremacy unleashed by Trump but questions whether trendy antiracism discourse is encouraging white progressives to uphold the ideal of an America open to all in an interview.
SOURCE: Public Books
by Hannah Manshell
The genre of house hunting and home improvement shows involve contestants claiming the prerogatives of owning property, which has historically been allotted to white people at the expense of the indigenous in several societies.
by David Barber
"The dominant aspect of the contradiction of white supremacy for poor and working class whites is not that white supremacy advantages us, but that it ties us to our own oppression."
SOURCE: Washington Post
by Nell Irvin Painter
A capitalized “White” challenges that freedom, by unmasking “Whiteness” as an American racial identity as historically important as “Blackness” — which it certainly is.
by J. Chester Johnson
Until white Americans reckon with the significance of white supremacy in America, they will deflect a sense of responsibility by laying blame for black suffering on black Americans themselves.
by Roy E. Finkenbine
Many African American parents have a common experience of teaching their children about racism and its dangers. Not enough white parents talk with their children about how racism affects their lives.
SOURCE: NY Times
by Nell Irvin Painter
An assault at a New Jersey high school football game had an unexpected cast of characters.
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.
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