Here are some of the people writing about some of the stuff I wish I had time to write about today.
- For White People Who Believe Black Lives Matter
Before he became governor of Indiana and a candidate to be Donald Trump’s vice-presidential nominee, Mike Pence was a congressman, and he voted for every free-trade agreement that came before him. That record, along with at least two votes favoring freer trade with China, puts him squarely at odds with Trump on one of the signature issues of the businessman’s presidential campaign.
- Why 'reverse racism' is a stupid accusation | John Paul Brammer
Jesse Williams’ BET speech named aspects of racism that are invisible to those who do not encounter them. That’s why it’s provoked an ill-informed petition.
- It Is Time to Notice That Horrible Mass Bombings Are Targeting Muslims
It is necessary to call the brutal actions of mass murderers deviant behavior, not radical Islam.
- Are You Ready for Some Hard Truths About the Birth of Our Nation? Brace Yourself
Cutting edge historians are breaking new ground to help us understand the dogged persistence of white racism.