Why is History the New Political Battlefield in America?

How we understand the past shapes how we create the future

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I prefer honest racists.

Seriously, if you’re going to defend or downplay racism, at least have the decency to own your motivation — namely, that you’re partial to America the way it was and wish we could return to it.

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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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Tim Wise

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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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