Maria Hinojosa reports on the lasting effects of the Mississippi ICE raids and reflects on how undocumented migrants keep the country running.
White Supremacy Is Evergreen
Maria and Julio are joined by Keeanga-Yamahtta Taylor, historian, writer and professor at Princeton University, and Adam Goodman, professor at the University of Illinois Chicago, for a conversation about the deep-rooted history of white supremacy in this country. They discuss their chapters in a new anthology titled “A Field Guide to White Supremacy,” and also get into how white supremacy manifests in our society today, from the immigration system to policing.
ITT Staff Picks
- In this piece published over the summer in The New Yorker, Keeanga-Yamahtta Taylor writes about the impact from the protests following the police murder of George Floyd in 2020.
- “Americans are familiar with white-supremacist movements like the Klan, skinheads, neo-Nazis, and the Proud Boys. But they don’t seem to recognize white-supremacist ideology—the most venomous form of racist ideology,” writes Ibram X. Kendi for The Atlantic.
- For The Brookings Institution, Charles Kamasaki, Senior Cabinet Advisor of UnidosUS, writes about the history of immigration compared to the systemic racism we see in the system today.
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