Chris Hayes on Twitter

“This MS-13 nonsense has precisely the same structure as the racist drug war rhetoric of the crack years. Politicians would use wildly racist language to describe drug dealers, but if called on it would say “oh so you’re defending drug dealers?””

Chris Hayes on Twitter

Study: overhyped media narratives about America’s fading white majority fuel anxiety

The very same census report projects that as far out as 2060, 68.5 percent of the population will be white. It’s just that a reasonably large share of the white population will be partially descended from Latin American immigrants. A further 6.2 percent of the population will belong to “two or more races,” with a large share of those likely identifying at least in part as white. The difference here is between an exclusive and inclusive definition of whiteness.

via Study: overhyped media narratives about America’s fading white majority fuel anxiety

There was a time when those who were Irish, Italian and Slavic were not considered white. This is in keeping with American traditions in letting people be white over time.

Three quarters of whites don’t have any non-white friends – The Washington Post

Three quarters of whites don’t have any non-white friends – The Washington Post

Talking white: Black people’s disdain for proper English and academic achievement is a myth.

Talking white: Black people’s disdain for proper English and academic achievement is a myth.

The Political Legacy of American Slavery

The Political Legacy of American Slavery