USA Updates Boston University professor says Republicans are the ‘party of white supremacy’
A Boston University professor said Republicans are “the party of white supremacy.”
in an op-ed for the AtlanticIbram X. Kendy, Boston University Andrew W. Mellon Professor in the Humanities and director of the Center for Antiracist Research, said Republicans are not a party to “any parental group,” but a “party of white supremacy.”
Kendy wrote in the op-ed that Republican opposition to critical race theory means that it is “clearly” not the party of the parents.
“The Republican Party is clearly not the party of the parents. The Republican Party is certainly not the party of parents of color. But is the Republican Party also the party of the parent? White Parents?” Kendy wrote.
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He said the Republican “branding” of being a “parent party” is a “myth” that equates to the “great lie that the 2020 presidential election was stolen from Donald Trump,” adding that it was a “false ideological building.” ” Built on . block.
Kendy says there are “false ideological building blocks” “Republican politicians care about white kids,” “Anti-racist education is harmful to white kids,” “Republican politicians protect white kids by banning anti-racism education.” “Republican politicians are protecting white children by banning anti-racist education.”
He goes on to say that if Republican politicians care about white children, “they will not ignore or ignore or defend or defend the major racial threat facing white youth today.”
“Instead of focusing on this very real threat, Republican politicians—to justify Florida’s ‘Don’t Say Gay’ law—have cited QAnon conspiracy theories about public schools being run by child predators.” ‘Grooming’ kids is making kids gay. Ron DeSantis, a spokesman for governor, reframed the ‘Don’t Say Gay’ bill as an ‘anti-grooming’ bill. But if QAnon Republicans are actually white kids care about white-supremacist grooming. This is the grooming that parents of all children should be concerned about,” Kendy wrote.
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Kendy says “anti-racist education” protects “all children.”
“This is anti-racist education, and it protects white children — all children — against the growing threat of white supremacists, as I demonstrate in my upcoming book,” Kendy wrote.
The Boston University professor also wrote that the Republican Party is making it harder for individuals to learn about history.
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“The Republican Party is not the party of parents raising white kids. The Republican Party is not the party of parents raising girls, raising trans kids, raising kids of color, raising odd kids, poor kids Raising, raising immigrant children. The Republican Party is making it difficult for all these children to learn about themselves and their history. Taking away our collective potential,” Kendy wrote.
“This Republican Party is not a party of any parent group, but a party of white supremacy,” he concluded.