The politics of race are shifting, and politicians are struggling to keep pace
- July 5, 2020
- Michael Tesler and Claire Jean Kim, poli sci, The Washington Post, July 5, 2020
“A lot of people didn’t know or couldn’t place the Democrats to the left of the Republicans on racial issues or immigration issues — until Obama,” said Michael Tesler, a political science professor at the University of California, Irvine. … Claire Jean Kim, a political science professor at the University of California, Irvine, defines the condition as one of structural antiblackness rather than structural racism, a distinction that puts a particular spotlight on the long struggle among black Americans in particular.
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