US Democracy is Up for Grabs

The June 22 Loudoun County School Board meeting being disrupted by a fascist flashmob over Critical Race Theory in Ashburn, Virginia. (Photo by Evelyn Hockstein for Reuters)

Voter suppression plus orchestrated panic over critical race theory equals white supremacy. I don’t capitalize “white.” It’s a demographic but not an identity. Unlike most Black folks, we can tell a good deal about the ethnic identities of most white folks by their family names. Black folks have simply been denied such privileges and we will never learn about that from the fairy tales that rageaholic parents at school board meetings…