Tag Archives: Structural Racism

1994

The past recedes in a pleasant haze. There’s an old song on the radio that brings back memories, but only good memories, if they are memories. Most people remember what should have happened, or might have happened – the good … Continue reading

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The Privilege of Privilege

Unless a man is a Republican, blessed with unfailing moral certainty and obviously well-earned wealth, which he clearly deserves, there is always a time somewhere in the past that it’s best to forget. That’s usually that embarrassing freshman year of … Continue reading

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Racist Bones

White supremacy isn’t something awful that happened in the past, it’s one of the central organizing forces in American life – but that can’t be. We have a black president, and endless white folks have said, over and over, decade … Continue reading

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