This Week in White Supremacy #107: White Voters on the Far Right See Doom Without Trump

The New York Times – If any group remains singularly loyal to Mr. Trump, it is the small but impassioned number of white voters on the far right, often in rural communities like Golden Valley, who extol him as a cultural champion reclaiming the country from undeserving outsiders.

These voters don’t passively tolerate Mr. Trump’s “build a wall” message or his ban on travel from predominantly Muslim countries — they’re what motivates them. They see themselves in his fear-based identity politics, bolstered by conspiratorial rhetoric about caravans of immigrants and Democratic “coups.” (read more)


THE GOOD NEWS FIRST:

  • Bryan Stevenson’s Radical Call To Action In ‘Just Mercy’ http://bit.ly/2QZNa5u
  • Namrata Ramesh Selected as 2020 Rhodes Scholar! | Scholarship Connection – Letters & Science – UC Berkeley http://bit.ly/37PxIQc
  • ‘Watchmen’ star Yahya Abdul-Mateen II recalls his time as an SF city planner | Datebook http://bit.ly/37SAEeV
  • Janai Nelson on Twitter: “Every year this is my year-end cover to cover read. That every image on the cover of the 2019 @NYTmag is of #ToniMorrison has just left me speechless. Well done. #TheLivesTheyLived  http://bit.ly/36CwlnB
  • Ava DuVernay on Twitter: “Reflecting on the decade. In 2010, I got a call from @BET. They heard I’d made an indie documentary about LA hip hop the year before. They offered me a doc on women in hip hop. It was my first paying directing job. I remember crying with joy. And hope. http://bit.ly/2tGe8XJ
  • philip lewis on Twitter: “One of the most human moments of the decade  http://bit.ly/36C7vo1
  • The Root on Twitter: “The 43rd stamp in the Black Heritage series will honor Gwen Ifill, the first black woman to host a nationally televised U.S. public affairs program: Twitter http://bit.ly/2QyTqSy
  • Delaware’s first black Supreme Court justice to take oath of office http://bit.ly/2s5NqHy
  • 9 Climate Activists of Color You Should Know | Teen Vogue http://bit.ly/37K4vG4
  • The Joint Center Commends Senator Sherrod Brown (D-OH) for Hiring Trudy Perkins, the First Black Senate Communications Director in a Personal Office in Over a Year – Joint Center http://bit.ly/2T1tWiu
  • Ava DuVernay’s ‘When They See Us’ Among Nominees For DGA Awards http://bit.ly/37MDzFH
  • Karen Tongson on Twitter: “As of today, I am the first woman of color to have ever been promoted to the rank of full professor in the USC English dept. I promise I will not be the last. Thanks to everyone who wrote for me, mentored me, drank w/ me. It took not only a village, but a world to make it happen.” / Twitter http://bit.ly/2t36RBc

AND NOW THE NEWS RELATED TO WHITE SUPREMACY:

  1. ‘Nothing Less Than a Civil War’: These White Voters on the Far Right See Doom Without Trump – The New York Times https://nyti.ms/2upkRpg
  2. Bree Newsome Bass on Twitter: “Please stop calling Republicans “the party of Lincoln.” It is literally not possible to be the party of Lincoln and be the pro-Confederacy party at the same time. Lincoln was 154 years ago. Modern Republicans are the defenders of the statues to Jefferson Davis.” / Twitter http://bit.ly/37NT7sP
  3. Kimberle Crenshaw on Twitter: “We rarely acknowledge that breeding Black women and removing their children built the wealth of this country. We never acknowledge how the ideology that grew around this practice impacts Black women and families today. Don’t miss @DorothyERoberts “What Slavery Engendered.”  http://bit.ly/2FxWl80
  4. Leslie Proll on Twitter: “At end of decade, consider appointments of Black circuit judges over years. We are seriously backsliding. Truman: 1 Kennedy: 1 Johnson: 2 Nixon: 0 Ford: 0 Carter: 9 Reagan: 1 Bush: 2 Clinton: 9 Bush: 6 Obama: 9 Trump: 0 Last Black circuit judge was confirmed in 2014. Appalling. http://bit.ly/2T5Ve7q
  5. Charles Stuart case: Boston police targeted black men with stop-and-frisk tactics after pregnant woman killed – The Washington Post https://wapo.st/2QXpEWJ
  6. The Daily Beast on Twitter: “Police say an Iowa woman intentionally “ran over” a middle schooler with her car because she was “Mexican” http://bit.ly/39M1W8x
  7. CNN Politics on Twitter: “Senate quietly cuts the phrase “white nationalist” from a measure meant to screen those who enlist in the military  http://bit.ly/39TNV8Q
  8. ‘I’m Kidnapped’: A Father’s Nightmare on the Border – The New York Times https://nyti.ms/2Naqcau
  9. Kurt Bardella on Twitter: “Drunk white guy bumps my wife while walking down street. Promptly blames her. And calls me a “Jap” – what is the appropriate response???” / Twitter http://bit.ly/2N9zgMX
  10. The N.F.L.’s Embrace of Black Players Has Always Been Conditional – The New York Times https://nyti.ms/2uz72F7
  11. Misty Copeland Calls Out Russian Ballet Company for Blackface: ‘The Reality of the Ballet World’ http://bit.ly/2T1p2C6
  12. Sportstar on Twitter: “@SpursOfficial @ChelseaFC An incident of racism has been reported. A spectator is said to have hurled abuses at Rudiger. Anthony Taylor briefed Mourinho and Lampard and an announcement was made. #TOTCHE #Racism  http://bit.ly/37KQVm3
  13. The New York Times on Twitter: “A Cuban doctor waiting for asylum in the U.S. has become the only full-time physician at a makeshift encampment for 2,500 migrants in Mexico. “It’s what I know. It’s what I do best,” he said.  http://bit.ly/37NstjR
  14. NYPD cop Michael Reynolds sentenced to jail in Airbnb terror case http://bit.ly/37SDgJL
  15. Qasim Rashid, Esq. on Twitter: “This is enraging NYPD Cop Michael Reynolds: •Goes to Nashville bachelor party •Got drunk & broke into Black family’s home •Threatened to kill mother & her kids—called them “fu**ing nig***s” All Caught On Camera •2 weeks jail •Still employed by NYPD http://bit.ly/2R0714h
  16. Chief Resistance Officer on Twitter: “Last night while Christmas shopping my African American wife was followed around at a clothing store by an elderly white woman worker. My wife is a middle aged multi-millionaire physician and entrepreneur. White racists can just drop dead already. Thank you.” / Twitter http://bit.ly/2R1ILPd
  17. The Root on Twitter: “Black Girls With Braids Reportedly Banned From Harlem Production of Black Nutcracker http://bit.ly/37MZM6B
  18. Nicole Marie Poole Franklin, Woman Who Attacked ‘Mexican’ Teen, Also Struck Black Kid, Police Say http://bit.ly/39SuFIM
  19. Joshua Potash on Twitter: “Horrifying. Two students entered Riverton High School in Wyoming wearing KKK robes and waving American flags. This is what taking our country backwards look like. http://bit.ly/37PAZ1Y
  20. Charles Finch on Twitter: “Hundreds of kids in Texas are spending Christmas Eve taking care of each other. Freezing cold, insufficient food, water, medical attention, hygienic resources. No contact with their parents. Many as young as 1. http://bit.ly/39QUrNn
  21. Army officer returns home to San Diego to say goodbye to mother before deportation – The San Diego Union-Tribune http://bit.ly/2urz19q
  22. George Takei on Twitter: “This holiday, please remember that America is holding 14,000 migrant children in federal custody, and that they deserve a Christmas and indeed a whole life filled with hope and promise, not fear and pain.” / Twitter http://bit.ly/2N5ImKr
  23. New Emails Expose How Stephen Miller and His Pals Push Trump’s Agenda – Rolling Stone http://bit.ly/2T4daz5
  24. StanceGrounded on Twitter: “-Separated from their children -No shower -Lights kept on all night -Concrete floors, Aluminum blanket -Complaining of hunger -No medication for sickness Look at them, begging for help, in tears. Thousand including children as young as 1 in extreme cruelty this Christmas  http://bit.ly/2N8bYHg
  25. Statement on Death of Congolese National in Laredo | U.S. Customs and Border Protection http://bit.ly/2T8tizI
  26. Ben Domenech on Twitter: “Next year at The Federalist, we will be running a series of stories as part of the 1620 Project, on the anniversary of the pilgrims’ arrival at Plymouth Rock. Feel free to submit essays to us as academics! But our standards will be much higher than the NYTmag.” / Twitter http://bit.ly/2N87zUM
  27. Race war murder: James Harris Jackson killed Timothy Caughman to spark white v. black conflict – Washington Post https://wapo.st/37PAZis
  28. Wouter on Twitter: “White cop: let me pull over this car with a black lady inside for no reason. What’s the worst what can happen to me!? Black lady: http://bit.ly/37M4n9d
  29. AL.com on Twitter: “A federal judge’s ruling says Gardendale “acted in bad faith” in its plans to secede from Jefferson County Schools.The Alabama city must pay nearly $850,000 in legal bills to the NAACP Legal Defense Fund and former federal judge U.W. Clemon. http://bit.ly/2uwGHaC
  30. Judge Rules City Of Dallas Not Liable In Wrongful Death Of Botham Jean – Blavity News http://bit.ly/302elAE
  31. Most teachers are white, even as schools are more diverse than ever – Washington Post https://wapo.st/36zI86k
  32. Tina Turner mural defaced with swastika in Asheville, North Carolina http://bit.ly/303nKb0
  33. Federal judge won’t undo Georgia voter purge – ABC News https://abcn.ws/2tJ9HLG
  34. 5 Wounded in Stabbing at Rabbi’s Home in N.Y. Suburb – The New York Times https://nyti.ms/2R3e1gQ
  35. Slave Gravesite Found Under Florida Country Club http://bit.ly/2tGU73r
  36. National Brotherhood Week: Blondes discriminated against at Cabin John Junior High School in 1969 – The Washington Post https://wapo.st/35CIwj9
  37. Jessica Price on Twitter: “Please pay attention. This month: -the Sixth & I synagogue in Washington DC was vandalized with swastikas -the sanctuary of the Nessah synagogue in LA was vandalized -Anti-semitic graffiti, including”time to pay,” was spray-painted on the sign of American Jewish University (1/x)” / Twitter http://bit.ly/35CIAzp
  38. [thread] brittany packnett cunningham on Twitter: “I want to tell you all a story, about Trump, a rally, and a Black MAGA man. I want to tell this story because I need us to understand that white supremacy does not just depend on white people to function. 1/” / Twitter http://bit.ly/2QAtHZU
  39. Mark D. Levine on Twitter: “There have been NINE anti-Semitic attacks in NYC in the past week. And now this horror tonight just outside the city, in Monsey. This is a full blown crisis. None of what we are doing is good enough. http://bit.ly/2FwFvWT
  40. Chicano Marine on Twitter: “Here is a perfect example of racism being taught.  http://bit.ly/2QyPzVD
  41. The Associated Press on Twitter: “”The Jewish community needs greater protection.” Since the Dec. 10 massacre at a kosher grocery store in New Jersey there have been 19 anti-Semitic incidents in the U.S., according to the ADL’s Tracker of Anti-Semitic Incidents.  http://bit.ly/3032W3u
  42. Shelley Hueckel Used Racial Slurs, Slapped Black Car Salesman http://bit.ly/2Fw2tNT
  43. Chief: Local officer resigns after making up coffee cup incident | KSNT News http://bit.ly/307WR5R
  44. NBC News on Twitter: “West Virginia correctional cadets who gave Nazi salute in photo will all be fired.  http://bit.ly/35yddFV
  45. Anger, mistrust linger after judge grants cops immunity http://bit.ly/2FzOsP7
  46. Andrew Marantz on Twitter: “If you’re trying to guess how White Settlement, Texas got its name, you’re right” / Twitter http://bit.ly/2Fzy9Sq
  47. Dorothy Roberts on Twitter: “Have you noticed that the scientific research and media reports explaining the (white) opioid epidemic focus on economic & other structural factors, not pathological cultural or biological traits? http://bit.ly/36ASkeB
  48. Michael Bloomberg Says He Has ‘No Idea’ What His Stance Is Regarding Central Park 5 | HuffPost http://bit.ly/35zDsfs
  49. In a Homecoming Video Meant to Unite Campus, Almost Everyone Was White – The New York Times https://nyti.ms/2QC60Ay
  50. CBS News Apologizes for mixing up black congressmen http://bit.ly/2QDbXwY
  51. Denying a Professor Tenure, Harvard Sparks a Debate Over Ethnic Studies – The New York Times https://nyti.ms/2N9Fjkx
  52. Residence Inn of Enforcing ‘No Party Policy’ Against Black Guests in $300,000 Lawsuit http://bit.ly/35ydzfJ
  53. Judd Legum on Twitter: “I love to get lectures on the importance of democracy from the dude that invalidated most of the Voting Rights Act http://bit.ly/2tFeXjy
  54. Report: California cops more likely to stop black drivers https://nbcnews.to/39UCzkI
  55. Melissa Murray on Twitter: “As promised, here’s a thread summarizing some of the important insights surfaced at today’s roundtable discussion on recruiting and retaining a diverse faculty. http://bit.ly/2FzLp9C
  56. Leslie Proll on Twitter: “It’s 2020. Last Black appellate judge to be nominated & confirmed was in 2014. Donald Trump has nominated ZERO African Americans to appellate bench. Judicial diversity is in a free fall. Restoring representation on courts must be top priority for next president. #VoteTheCourts” / Twitter http://bit.ly/35EwINc
  57. W. Kamau Bell on Twitter: “Once in SF, I was getting a ride from my friend, who was white. She got pulled over. She told me she had expired plates. As I was laughing at / chastising her, the cop knocked on my window – the passenger windoq – & asked for my ID. No ticket for her. http://bit.ly/2NawarU
  58. Izzy Galvez ? on Twitter: “Racism is so central to American history. You can be curious about a simple thing like “Why do almost all cartoon characters wear white gloves?” and the honest to God answer is because cartoons were originally designed after minstrel shows. ??????” / Twitter http://bit.ly/39O1EOx
  59. Craigston Robbins on Twitter: “32 NFL teams…3 black coaches. Roughly 128 D1 programs, 11 black coaches. Not gonna mention the laughable #’s at the D2 & D3 level. Eric Bieniemy, OC for the chiefs, can’t get a HC job, but a position coach for the PATs gets hired by a cornerstone franchise? We’re in 2020, ???” / Twitter http://bit.ly/2uwKgO0
  60. sarah emerson on Twitter: “Today ICE + CBP will begin a pilot program to harvest DNA from immigration detainees. “CBP will begin collecting DNA from any person in CBP custody who is subject to fingerprinting…include aliens as well as U.S. citizens and Lawful Permanent Residents.” http://bit.ly/39V7gpZ
  61. Jim Trotter on Twitter: “Received this text from an NFL assistant coach who happens to be black: “NFL has finally shown it’s not the place for black men to advance. It’s ridiculous, it’s disgusting. We can sell tickets and make plays, but we can’t lead.”” / Twitter http://bit.ly/2uuw1sV
  62. NYPD Targets Blacks and Latinos for ‘Jaywalking’ Tickets – Streetsblog New York City http://bit.ly/39TQEPq

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