Anti-Vaxxers Think They’re Like MLK and Rosa Parks — They’re Not

Comparing themselves to civil rights leaders proves we need a vaccine for historical ignorance

No girl, no. They’re in Austria, so at least not all idiots are American. (Small victory). Image: Ivan Radic, Flickr, Creative Commons license

Forget Critical Race Theory for a minute — at this point, I’d settle for halfway decent history education and maybe a few required classes in basic logic.

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Tim Wise

Tim Wise

Anti-racism educator and author of 9 books, including White Like Me and, most recently, Dispatches from the Race War (City Lights, December 2020)