Sunday, March 3, 2019

Jussie Smollett Isn't Biggest Setback for Blacks, Ignoring Progress Is

By Newsmax, March. 01, 2019

If you consume any kind of news, you might think race relations in America has hit an all-time low. Jussie Smollett’s alleged racially-charged attack joins the host of other hate crimes supposedly perpetrated by Make America Great Again Trump supporters that made national news but turned out to be untrue.

Jussie was capitalizing on the leftist narrative which depicts America as oppressive and President Donald Trump, Trump supporters, and conservatives as determined to drag us back in time to segregation and perhaps even slavery. Like Bill Clinton, they claim that the slogan “Make America Great Again” is a racist dog whistle. The drumbeat that America is racist and black people should be in constant fear for their lives distracts from our progress and discourages healing and unity that should be achievable.
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