Skip to main content

Princeton professor cancels Seattle talk after Fox News segment, death threats

Author Keeanga-Yamahtta Taylor said she received death threats after Fox News ran a segment on a college-commencement speech in which she called President Donald Trump a “racist and sexist megalomaniac.”  Read more.


Popular posts from this blog

Why Redneck Revolt Says Deal With Racism First, Then Economics

There is no shortage of media commentary discrediting "identity politics," particularly the focus on Black, Latinx, LGBTQ, and immigrant communities calling for justice and equity. Economics is our real problem, a counter argument goes, not race, sex, gender, citizenship. But as author Nancy Isenberg points out in White Trash, "identity has always been a part of politics."
Laws have been written to oppress and exploit particular identities -- Native Americans, Black Americans, Asians, homosexuals, transgender, and women -- in a successful effort to maintain a system more.