The Alt-Right Goes to School

This Atlantic article on teaching about the Alt-Right in schools is packed full of things that need addressing. It’s a long article, but I think it’s worth responding to. I’m just going to pull out the most interesting parts and give short comments on them. The bolded emphasis within quotes is my own. The article’s …

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Clueless Clooney and Melanosupremacist Fear-Mongering:

Hollywood is at it again. George Clooney has decided to advertise his ignorance and hypocrisy to the world, in comments regarding the current U.S. election at Cannes Film Festival this past week: "There's not going to be a President Donald Trump. That's not going to happen. Fear is not going to be something that drives …

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It’s Not About You: An Open Letter to Non-White Melanosupremacists

It seems that every time a White rights advocate raises an issue, you immediately accuse them of hating anyone who is not White. Inevitably, you trot out the tired old lines about how you must force yourselves on us so that we can learn to love you –as if raping someone will prove to them …

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Kamau Bell to White People: Shame on you, for not being Ashamed Enough!

If you haven’t seen it already, the latest White shaming incident involves Black comedian W. Kamau Bell. He started the whole thing off with this online post: Donald Trump isn't a Republican issue or a rich people issue or a human issue. Donald Trump is a white people issue. Whenever Ben Carson says batshit crazy …

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Growing Up Guilty: Shaming and Blaming at Home

Last week, a White woman named Eula Biss wrote an article in the New York Times. You are fore-warned: it is vile and disgusting. She writes about her own internalized White inferiority beliefs—and she writes about forcing those self-harming, false, and abusive internalizations on her young son. She recounts a scene of abuse and its aftermath …

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