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Trumpcast (Slate): A History of Racist Ideas

http://www.slate.com/articles/podcasts/trumpcast/2017/03/a_history_of_racist_ideas_and_the_trump_administration.html

Jamelle Bouie and Ibram Kendi hash out the roots of the Bannon/Miller worldview in American history.

My underlying finding is that ignorance and hate were actually not the roots of racist ideas, but people have long created racist ideas to justify existing racist policies, to normalize racist inequities, and they were so focused on justifying these racist policies because typically they benefited from them…

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