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Sometimes, the Best Americans Aren’t Americans

Sadly, the naturalization process is rooted in suspicion and fear of the “other”

As the House Select Committee investigating the January 6 coup attempt seeks to determine who knew and did what in the run-up to that fateful day, the process has gotten me thinking about citizenship.



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Tim Wise

Anti-racism educator and author of 9 books, including White Like Me and, most recently, Dispatches from the Race War (City Lights, December 2020)