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The Language of White Supremacy Narrow definitions of the term actually help continue the work of the architects of the post-Jim Crow racial hierarchy.

Who or what is a white supremacist, exactly? The raging debate has resembled nothing so much as a classical ontological discourse on categorization. Are white supremacists considered so because they consider themselves so? 2,038 more words


(Module 3 - ) Racial Hierarchy, Manifest Destiny, and a Perfect Example of Why Being Wrong but Not Moving on Can Lead to a Lot of Racism and a Civil War

In this week’s chapter readings (Greenberg, chapters 6 and 7), primary source document (Appeal of the Independent Democrats in Congress, to the people of the United States), and videos (Death Runs Riot, The Abolitionists: Part 2, and The Abolitionists: Part 3), one of the primary issues facing America was the problem of racial hierarchy, and how that particular issue became a theme of Manifest Destiny in America at that time, and a major debate between two warring factions. 1,966 more words

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