John McWhorter’s definition of racism


Today, racist means not only burning a cross on someone’s lawn or even telling someone to go home, but also what feels unpleasant to someone of a race—as in what I as a person of that race don’t like. It has gone from being mean to someone to, also, what feels mean to me. 1

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  1. ‘Racist’ Is a Tough Little Word by John McWhorter in The Atlantic | syndication link↩︎


September 29, 2020