The Plague of White Supremacy in the Age of Fascist Politics

Henry Giroux

Abstract


The toxic thrust of white supremacy runs through American culture like an electric current. Without apology,Jim Crow is back suffocating American society in a wave of voter suppression laws, ongoing attempts by rightwing politicians to implement a form of apartheid pedagogy, and the resurgence of a right-wing cultural politics organized around the legacy of white nationalism and white supremacy. The emergence of white supremacy to the centers of power is also evident in the reign of police violence against Black people that came into full view with the murder of George Floyd by a white police officer and the ensuring mass protest against racist police brutality across the globe.


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DOI: https://doi.org/10.32855/fcapital.202101.008

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ISSN: 1930-014X