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Wednesday, November 2, 2016
IN HONOR OF THE KKK ENDORSING TRUMP IN THEIR NEWSPAPER, A POEM FOR FANNIE LOU HAMER
I don't believe in anybody's purity as far as bigotry is concerned. In my mind, the way black and brown men treat women's issues should be all the proof that anybody needs that this is true: Virtually no individual is absolutely pure when it comes to bigotry.
But let me make something else clear. The various forms of power-laden, white racisms aren't all the same either. There are different versions. Our ability to make Hillary Clinton responsive to black and brown needs may be limited. But Ronald Reagan dog whistled his KKK version racism and WHITE MOB VIOLENCE increased ALL OVER THE COUNTRY.