By Frances Rice
The below article is enlightening.
Note, though, omitted is how the Democratic Party fought to keep blacks in slavery and deny civil rights to blacks after the Republican Party fought to free blacks from slavery and grant freedom and equality to black Americans.
Ta-Nehisi Coates's tactic is to blame "whitey" and not the real culprit, the Democratic Party, for the denial of freedom and equality to black Americans.
Also omitted is that some of the same Americans who voted for Barack Obama, twice, also voted for Donald Trump.
Accusing Trump voters of being racist "white supremacists" is an apparent cheap shot that is no longer persuasive to average Americans.
The rise of Trump isn't all about racism
By Damon Linker
For a certain group of influential left-of-center analysts and pundits, it's become increasingly self-evident that Donald Trump's victory in the 2016 presidential contest was a function of one factor above all others: racism.