Tuesday, October 27, 2020
Whiteness or democracy?
"So the real question would be," he(historian, Taylor Branch) finally said, "if people were given the choice between democracy and whiteness, how many would choose whiteness?" Caste by Isabel Wilkerson, p.352
The Republicans have chosen whiteness, the evidence of which is the voter suppression they have enacted in states where they are in control.
Is Taylor Branch correct in his prediction observation? In seven days we'll know the answer.
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