GEN
Published in

GEN

‘Patriotic Education’ Is How White Supremacy Survives

No, Trump can’t rewrite school curriculums himself, but a thousand mini-Trumps on the nation’s school boards can

Schoolchildren pledging allegiance in the 1950s. Photo: Lambert/Getty Images

It feels strange, as mourners gather outside the Supreme Court, to be writing of anything but the death of Ruth Bader Ginsburg and the looming prospect that Donald Trump will seal the…

--

--

--

What matters now. A publication from Medium about politics, power, and culture.

Recommended from Medium

THE GRACE OF RACE By Victor Mukasa Lusiba.18 years. St. Mary’s College Kisubi-Uganda.

My All-White Baseball Team Said The N-Word A Lot

My Journey with the Arabic Language

The Value of Black Life in America

Malcolm, Muhammad, and Me

Don’t Weaponize my Blackness

Tributes. Take It or Leave It.

You Are Complicit

Get the Medium app

A button that says 'Download on the App Store', and if clicked it will lead you to the iOS App store
A button that says 'Get it on, Google Play', and if clicked it will lead you to the Google Play store
Jeff Sharlet

Jeff Sharlet

Author, THE FAMILY, now a Netflix series, C ST., & THIS BRILLIANT DARKNESS. Frederick Sessions Beebe ’35 Professor in the Art of Writing at Dartmouth College.

More from Medium

Is This “Turning Red” Review Racist?

Black People Are Free To Walk Away…Even From The Handshake Line

Why ‘Master’ (2022) proves racism is indeed dead.

Another School Shooting In America