It was disgusting that decades ago, white Americans could make sweeping generalizations about black Americans, implying they were somehow defective, destructive, less than human and dangerous.
Those attitudes have thankfully changed, but what has replaced them is simply an inversion of those ideas rather than outright destruction through equality for all, the true aim of civil rights leaders decades ago.
In the place of racist rot codified in Jim Crow laws comes an equally repugnant ideology that has emerged recently, this time from the Southern Poverty Law Center’s ironically named “Teaching Tolerance” project.
The publication’s fall issue featured a piece titled “The Weaponization of Whiteness in Schools,” which charged that white teachers are “weaponizing whiteness” to the detriment of their black pupils.
Coshandra Dillard, the author of the piece, began with the example of an altercation that occurred in a New York City park in May after a black man