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POLITICS + RACISM

Why Do Some White People Enjoy Using Black People as Political Props?

They think tokenism is poetic justice, and it’s not

Photo by Rolands Zilvinskis on Unsplash

Throughout American history, White people have often taken great pleasure in using Black people as political props to promote racist policies. In Fredrick Douglass’s memoir, The Myth of the Happy Slave, he…

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