This Week in White Supremacy: Week 52

Trump repeatedly claims not to understand certain accents. The Atlantic In 2018 midterms, candidates and campaign ads embraced racist rhetoric. USA Today Trump calls Black reporter’s question on racism ‘racist’. Miami Herald Racial violence exists on a continuum. Trump’s use of racially violent language enables racially violent acts. Slate Wisconsin conservative admits he’d shoot his […]
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1st Anniversary of This Week in White Supremacy: Election Edition

TRUMP UBER ALLES When Donald Trump glided down the escalator in Trump Tower spewing vile hate on Mexican-Americans, we knew something had shifted in our political discourse.  When he targeted Muslims for exclusion from our shores, we knew the bigotry – that I thought was on the decline in the USA – had come roaring […]
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EJS’s Chris Bridges Featured in Talkback after Irma Herrera’s ‘Why Would I Mispronounce My Own Name?’

When Irma Herrera gives her name its correct Spanish pronunciation, some people assume she’s a foreigner. She’s not. Irma proudly claims her Tejano roots and her Mexican and American identity as well as her native languages: Spanish and English. Irma worked three decades as a San Francisco civil rights lawyer and journalist. Her solo play […]
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This Week in White Supremacy: Week 51

Trump claims he can defy Constitution and end birthright citizenship. CNN Shooting in Louisville: When white supremacists target the Black elderly. New York Magazine Pittsburgh synagogue shooting: Portraits of the 11 victims. ABC News “I’m reminded of what Dr. King said after four little girls were murdered in an Alabama church: ‘we must be concerned […]
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Names matter.

Names matter. Our hearts go out to the families of the victims of the Pittsburgh massacre and and Louisville murders last week. Pittsburgh: Joyce Fienberg, 75 Richard Gottfried, 65 Rose Mallinger, 97 Jerry Rabinowitz, 66 Cecil Rosenthal, 59 David Rosenthal, 54 Bernice Simon, 84 Sylvan Simon, 86 Daniel Stein, 71 Melvin Wax, 88 Irving Younger, […]
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