Our ‘Racial Reckoning’ Is Turning Out to Be a White Lie - The Nation

Black demands for full citizenship are being treated as entitlement and calls for racial accountability redefined as white persecution.

’In 1961, as white parents raged against integration, James Baldwin addressed what motivated their anger: “They do not really know what it is they are afraid of, but they know they are afraid of something, and they are so frightened that they are nearly out of their minds…. We would never, never allow Negroes to starve, to grow bitter, and to die in ghettos all over the country if we were not driven by some nameless fear that has nothing to do with Negroes.”’

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