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This piece on how whites, especially those without college educations, are willing and happy to end American democracy to protect white supremacy has gotten a lot of attention. That’s good, but it misses the bigger point. This is not the first time American whites have ended up democracy in order to protect white supremacy. The […]

Fun Facts About Ben Tillman

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On February 17, 2015
I just finished reading Steven Kantrowitz’s book from 2000, Ben Tillman and the Reconstruction of White Supremacy. Tillman, the South Carolina politician who became nationally famous for his public defense of lynching and secession and his use of violence and violent language in the Senate and during public speeches, was one of the most loathsome […]
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