The Problem Isn’t White People — It’s Whiteness, People

Anti-racists aren’t trying to make anyone feel bad. It’s called a systemic analysis for a reason

Photo by the author (on location), Rage Against the Machine/The Umma Chroma video shoot, Watertown, TN. 10/17/20

Amid the backlash to anti-racist teaching and activism — symbolized by the assault on Critical Race Theory — one claim stands out as the principal lamentation of aggrieved conservatives. Namely, the idea that…