Race and Politics: A Color-Blind America?
Publisher: Against the Current, Michigan, USA
Date Written: 01/11/1998
Year Published: 1998
Resource Type: Article
Cx Number: CX12784
THROUGHOUT U.S. HISTORY race has been a major factor in all politicsbeginning with the English occupation and the Westward drive of settlers to conquer and slaughter the native peoples. The justification: advancement of civilization. Racism is as American as apple pie, yet race itself is a political (economic) concept having little to do with biology or science.