Why white people seek black privilege

Why white people seek black privilege
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With Milo Yiannopoulos’ shocking report that Black Lives Matter activist Shaun King is in fact white – according to Yiannopoulos, quoting blogger Vicki Page, “King is white and has been lying about his ethnicity for years” – taboo questions now arise about the nature of race in America.

King, of course, isn’t the first leading black activist with no black biological background:Rachel Dolezal, former head of the Spokane, Washington NAACP and adjunct professor of African-American studies at Eastern Washington, turned out to be a white woman.

However, King was a key figure in the same movement that now runs the Democratic Party, using the tools of racial victimhood and division to leverage power.

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Victim status is treasured in America, and black skin guarantees automatic victim status thanks to America’s history.

 

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