Excellent article. We’ve had so much white nationalist stupidity in the news lately. I shake my head when I hear them yell with their and stretched out Hitler style, “Make America White Again!” Again?? When was America ever white? Or are they just ignorant about our history. Many of these new Nazis are young – 20’s – and education has fallen so far down the ranks. They can’t write their signatures, so maybe they really are ignorant.
Please go to the original article to leave comments. There are many posts on this site that most people could learn from. There is way too much black history not being taught as well as American Indian history, to all people. If we want to change and become better people in a better country, it starts with better education.
Events in Charlottesville recently cascaded into domestic terrorism. Three dead and dozens wounded as neo-Nazis, white supremacists, and other “alt-right” members descended upon the university that Thomas Jefferson built; their purpose, it is alleged, to defend a statue – a monument – to the Confederate Civil War soldier, General Robert E. Lee. These radical rightists arrived from all across the United States upon the college town of Charlottesville to protect, in their words, their “white” heritage. Among the many problems I have with so-called “white supremacists” is their purposeful mixing of “heritage” with “history,” rhetorically pining for a once proud “white” America.
But history proves that America was never white.
That I need to make this statement, and worse, that some may…
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