American Elections and American Racism

This insightful overview of the current status of “racial fears” and U.S. elections is a must read.  AP writer Emily Wagster Pettus provides a host of recent examples when race/racism is invoked and used for political ends.

It is a sad reminder of how little movement has occurred with respect to this nation’s inherent addiction to the fiction of white supremacy.

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