The Myth of the “kindly General Lee” at the heart of white supremacy, and bankster exploitation of people as “resources” to be consumed

Do you read the Atlantic? I do--and have since forever. It has a snooty highbrow pastiche, with a historically moderate worldview, but at many points in its long and WASPy history has pressed out incredible content. The following, by Adam Serwer, documenting the sordid and perverse practice of white washing history, and "civilizing" slaves is … Continue reading The Myth of the “kindly General Lee” at the heart of white supremacy, and bankster exploitation of people as “resources” to be consumed