This Week in White Supremacy, Week 87: The Ten Stages of Genocide (We’re at #7)


  1. George Conway: Trump is a racist president – The Washington Post
  2. Border Patrol Chief Was Member of Secret Facebook Group
  3. Dara Lind on Twitter: “If you’re familiar with the military/law enforcement, you know about commemorative “challenge coins.” Border Patrol agents have been circulating an unauthorized coin (using the official logo!) that mocks childcare duties. I got one.”
  4. Veronica Martinez Calhoun on Twitter: “The threat of #ICEraids has me thinking of the stories of my great-uncles, who crossed the Texas border seeking a better life. Still children, they rushed to sign up to fight for this country they loved so dearly. Theirs is a common immigrant story. They were real Americans.”
  5. Tomthunkit on Twitter: “Carlos Hernández Vásquez is the 6th migrant child to have died after being detained by U.S. Border Patrol in the past 8 months”
  6. Philip Rucker on Twitter: “During the 2016 campaign, whenever Trump made racist or xenophobic comments there was a small but reliable chorus of Republican office holders who spoke out. Today, there’s silence, nine hours later.”
  7. The Tennessee Holler on Twitter: “NEW: Governor Lee Signs First KKK Grand Wizard Day Proclamation Despite protests to have the bust of the first KKK Grand Wizard removed from the TN capitol, @GovBillLee instead just re-signed a proclamation making tomorrow Nathan Bedford Forrest Day.”
  8. Ann-Marie Poli on Twitter: “When I find out someone is a Trump supporter I ask them to think of what the need in life. The top 10 things that would improve their family’s lives. Then I ask where illegal immigration fits on that list. The blank stare in response is always fun.”
  9. Donald Trump, the Racist in the White House | The New Yorker
  10. The Shady Librarian on Twitter: “Yesterday, my sister was stopped by ICE at a train station. She didn’t have her ID. They mistook her traumatic brain injury (which causes her speech to slur) as an accent. They questioned her until her nurse aid came. I am filled with rage.”
  11. Karine Jean-Pierre on Twitter: ““I can’t breathe” “I can’t breathe” “I can’t breathe” “I can’t breathe” “I can’t breathe” “I can’t breathe” “I can’t breathe” “I can’t breathe” “I can’t breathe” “I can’t breathe” “I can’t breathe” *Eric Garner cried out 11Xs while being held in a fatal choke hold by a NYPD OFC.”
  12. Vanita Gupta on Twitter: “Peter Phipps just became Trump’s 43rd circuit court judge. 0/43 are African American. 0/43 are Latino. These are lifetime appointments that represent a gigantic setback for judicial diversity in America. It’s truly appalling. #courtsmatter”
  13. NowThis on Twitter: “Kellyanne Conway asked a Jewish reporter ‘What’s your ethnicity?’ while defending Trump’s racist ‘go home’ tweets directed at lawmakers of color”
  14. Andrew Feinberg on Twitter: “Here’s video, courtesy of @cspan… ”
  15. Cuomo Prime Time on Twitter: “.@ChrisCuomo: “What would you do if the President said, ‘I am a racist’?” Kris Kobach: “Then I would not defend him.” Cuomo: “Would you still support him as President? Kobach: “Um. I don’t know.” Cuomo: “You have to think about whether or not you would support a racist?”
  16. Jamil Smith on Twitter: “Between 1910 and 1997, African Americans lost about 90% of their farmland—costing hundreds of billions of dollars. As one lawyer told @lizziepresser, “If you want to understand wealth and inequality in this country, you have to understand black land loss.”
  17. Sheryl Gay Stolberg on Twitter: “My colleague @juliehdavis, who is covering, informs me that you cannot use the word “racist” on the House floor.”
  18. Greg Pak on Twitter: “[image] definition of stochastic terrorism: the public demonization of a person or group resulting in the incitement of a violent act, which is statistically probable but whose specifics cannot be predicted:”
  19. Man Sentenced After Threats Against Harvard Black Commencement | Cambridge, MA Patch
  20. Stanford University is investigating a noose hanging near a student residence – CNN
  21. In Letter to Barr, Booker Blasts Decision to Overrule Career Civil Rights Prosecutors | Cory Booker | U.S. Senator for New Jersey
  22. Weijia Jiang on Twitter: “I asked Trump if he would be okay with someone telling the First Lady to go back to her country. He did not answer.”
  23. Jemele Hill on Twitter: “Modern-day Klan rally… ” ==> Jon Passantino on Twitter: “Crowd at tonight’s Trump rally in North Carolina breaks out into chants of “Send her back!” as the president attacks Rep. Ilhan Omar”
  24. Chip Mitchell on Twitter: “BREAKING: Nearly five years after Chicago Police Officer Jason Van Dyke shot 16 rounds into teenager Laquan McDonald, a city panel votes to fire a sergeant and three other veteran officers, accusing them of betraying their duty to cover up for Van Dyke.”
  25. Matt Rogers on Twitter: “”Obama worsened race relations” is code for “the black dude getting the top job made me feel small”.”
  26. White Supremacists Mourn The Death Of Eugenicist And Hate Group Founder John Tanton – Angry White Men
  27. Philadelphia police to fire 13 officers over offensive, racist social media posts | TheHill


  • 3 Ways to fight the Racist in the White House. NOW.
  • Joshua Potash on Twitter: “Absolutely incredible footage taken from above the ICE protests in Philly. #JewsAgainstICE”
  • The Tennessee Holler on Twitter: “FLASHBACK: “We’re tired of being tired.” Students have been asking @GovBillLee to move the bust of the first KKK Grand Wizard out of TN’s legislature for a very long time, including @JeneishaCHarris @brotherjones_ and many more. #BillLeesKKKDay”
  • Muslim Advocates Urges House to Pass Resolution Condemning Trump’s Racism – Muslim Advocates
  • Ava DuVernay on Twitter: “They’re getting their tuxedos ready. Harlem will definitely be in Hollywood on Emmy night.”
  • Ilhan Omar on Twitter: “Home sweet home!!… ” ==> Tom Hauser on Twitter: “ Congresswoman Omar just arrived back in the Twin Cities.… ”

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