Why The Rich Need Racism: Prejudice As Social Control

Throughout it’s history, when exactly was America great for black and brown people who have been denied equal rights? When was it great for women or LGBT people or a host of other non-cis/non-male/non-white people?

A pledge to make America great again is just a pledge to make America white again – or at least to propel male whiteness back to the center of normativity.

(In fact, much of what I’m going to say about racism here could also be said of all kinds of prejudice. But for the interest of clarity, I’ll try to contain myself to focusing on racism, though I acknowledge the high degree of intersectionality of the phenomena.)

— Read on www.google.com/amp/s/m.huffpost.com/us/entry/us_58fe4b1ee4b0f02c3870ed48/amp

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