Resources: Election 2016 and Beyond

Video: “It’s Impossible to Imagine Trump Without the Force of Whiteness” –Based on “The First White President” by Ta-Nehisi Coates “The foundation of Donald Trump’s presidency is the negation of Barack Obama’s legacy…”

The Policies of White Resentment  “…white identity is often defined by its sense of being ever under attack, with the system stacked against it. That’s why Mr. Trump’s policies are not aimed at ameliorating white resentment, but deepening it.”

Why did so many White women vote for Trump? …And how is privilege still pushing so many White women to vote against their own self-interest? “Our reality is that until White feminists disavow White feminism’s racist roots and uplift the liberation politics of WOC feminists, they can hang up their White pantsuits…” trump-love-trumps-h8-lt-brigd-sm

Donald’s Trump Card: White Women  “…This support [by white women] represents white women’s complicity and investment in as well as benefit from white supremacy. Time and time again, white women have demonstrated that their interests and loyalties ultimately lie with their race prior to their gender…” 

Allyship Post-Trump: 5 Things to Remember – ESSENTIAL READING “…while yes, Trump is a particular kind of unfiltered white supremacy, the results of the 2016 presidential elections in the United States have only made visible what us marginalized people have been organizing against, fighting, and challenging from the beginning of it all…”

White Progressives: It’s Time to be Transformers, Not Just Have Opinions