Lately friends of mine have been talking about the U.S. heading toward apartheid in response to white fears generated by census reports predicting demographic changes that are likely to erode white power. They point to various attempts to disenfranchise voters of color and marginalize us socially and economically as evidence.
My general reaction has been, “your kidding, right?” I mean, we beat legal apartheid in the courts and on the streets in the 1960s.
But folks say I’m taking the term too literally. They tell me I need consider de facto apartheid – a condition in which whites, even as … Read more “Is It Apartheid Yet?”