Can We at Least Cancel the D-List Historical Racists?

My middle school was named for a bigot — it still is — and it’s a slap in the face to everyone there

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Amid the debate over whether statues of men like Robert E. Lee or Andrew Jackson should be removed from places of honor — due to their participation in racial oppression — most have by now hardened their…

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

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

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