NEW from me: The changing racial attitudes of white liberals are upending the Dem primary, particularly in early states. How liberal white guilt, fueled by Trump, creates new incentives for candidates in Iowa + NH, where wokeness sells big
I’ve interviewed 100+ white parents about race—half during the Obama presidency and half during the Trump presidency. Among my sample, it was Trump’s election that inspired whites to begin speaking with their kids about race.
Warren in Davenport, Iowa, mentions she'd boost funding for HBCUs as president. A crowd of about 800 people — overwhelmingly white — goes wild (and fwiw, there are zero [0] HBCUs in Iowa) a recurring theme, captured in this piece
This is such a great, thoughtful piece from ⁦ via ⁦
Interesting point about white wokeness in the Democratic primaries via
How ‘White Guilt’ in the Age of Trump Shapes the Democratic Primary
This is a great piece from on how white guilt is shaping the Democratic primary
Fascinating piece of reporting and analysis by on white racial liberalism in the Democratic primary
A good time to read 's piece on white guilt. #DemocraticDebate
Will the Dem primary be a referendum on "white guilt"? White progressives feel the need to prove they're not racists.
This story’s one non-anecdotal data point doesn’t exactly convince me of its premise—since 2010 the fraction of *white liberals* who think “blacks who can’t get ahead in this country are mostly responsible for their own condition” went from 40% to 24%.
NYT: Many black voters know that it's better to vote for someone who isn't totally woke, if it means defeating Trump. Perhaps white voters who prioritise wokeness over electability should (unironically) check their privilege.
weird intra-Dem racial inversion dynamic explained here. blacks going for Biden on (correct) view that he can beat trump. but many progressive white Dems are going for on the view that this is the anti-racist thing for a white person to do.
How White Guilt in the Age of Trump Shapes the Democratic Party
“In 2010, about 40 percent of white liberals said “blacks who can’t get ahead in this country are mostly responsible for their own condition.” Now, that number has dropped...