The Commercial Appeal

White racism lives on

- Isaac Richmond,

Why should Paula Deen be boycotted? Because racism is alive and well in America. While withdrawin­g its visible fangs after the civil rights movement, it mutated and emerged into political neo-conservati­sm and religious fundamenta­lism and took on renewed life. The strategy: Deny that white racism exists, accuse the victims of racism of being racists, deny that there is any such thing as a hate crime, and demonize anyone — or any organiza-

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