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  1. The Common Ground of Reid and Steele: From White Racial Framing to Hegemonic Whiteness

    Tweet There’s been a lot said about Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid’s (D-Nevada) comments in Mark Halperin and John Heilemann’s new book Game Change, which hit bookstores yesterday. The authors quote Reid as saying Obama, …

  2. New Research Suggests Obama Supporters See Whiteness

    TweetNew research suggests that people’s political views influence how they see biracial candidates (h/t Louise Seamster).   When it comes to President Obama (who is biracial), supporters tend to view him as ‘whiter’ than those who …

  3. Von Brunn, Bad Apples, and Hegemonic Whiteness

    TweetAt least for this week, the nation focuses on the fatal shooting of officer Stephen T. Johns at the Holocaust museum on 10 June by alleged gunman, and white supremacist, James W. Von Brunn. Various …

  4. Irish-Americans, Racism and the Pursuit of Whiteness

    TweetToday in New York City and throughout the U.S.,  Irish-Americans will celebrate St. Patrick’s Day and Irish heritage(photo credit: ktylerconk). What few will acknowledge in this day of celebration is the way in which the …

  5. Sarah Palin: Archetypal Whiteness

    TweetSarah Palin, Republican Vice Presidential candidate and Governor of Alaska, represents archetypal whiteness (image from here). Her place on the ticket as been described as an effort to appeal to “women” voters but this characterization …

  6. Whiteness & Thinking Critically about “Race” and Racism

    TweetLast week a local paper here reported a story about a five dollar bill that someone found stamped with “Let’s Keep the White House White!” (story and image from:Staten Islander). In a similar vein, a …

  7. Tim Wise on Some White Female Clinton Supporters: Whiteness Showing?

    TweetThe ever savvy Tim Wise has a sharp new piece called “Your Whiteness is Showing: An Open Letter to Certain White Women Who are Threatening to Withhold Support From Barack Obama in November,” in which …

  8. From Bush to Trump: White Nationalism and the NFL

    TweetAnthony Weems and Kyle Kusz are joint authors of this post. Introduction The stage is set for the Super Bowl LIII. On February 3rd, 2019, the New England Patriots will take on the Los Angeles …

  9. Straight Out of the White Racial Frame: Racialized Emotions and the Royal Wedding

    Tweet[Part 1 of 2] During and in the direct aftermath of the May 19, 2018 wedding ceremony of Meghan Markle and Prince Harry, the media generally framed the giggles, smirks, eye-rolls, and jaw-drops by some …

  10. White Terrorism: The Ordeal of Black Philosopher George Yancy

    Tweet On Christmas eve in 2015 the leading Black philosopher and New York Times opinion writer, George Yancy, penned a poignant “Dear White America” article in the Times. Yancy bravely sought to encourage each white …


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