NOTHING NEW!! … “This is nothing new that appeared with the election of Trump … it has been with us for many many years … after decades even a century of slow simmer it has finally come to a violent boil on 06 January 2021.”
NO I am not writing about defending white privilege….it is about the events that surrounded the breach of the Capitol on 06 January.
This is nothing new that appeared with the election of Trump….it has been with us for many many years….after decades even a century of slow simmer it has finally come to a violent boil on 06 January 2021.
A look at the slow simmer that erupts into the boil…..
As an outgrowth of the establishment of a regime of social control that attempted to incorporate all whites into a relatively privileged space vis-à-vis Native people and people of African descent, the politics of whiteness represent a long, albeit contested, institutional and ideological legacy. Whiteness, therefore, has a long history of being weaponized in order to terrorize and otherwise dominate racialized others in the United States and abroad. A review of some of those instances should underscore the…
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