Slavery and that Dubious Notion of White Guilt

In the Boston Globe, Foon Rhee recounts that Ralph Nader – independent candidate for president – told the Rocky Mountain News that Obama is trying to “talk white” and to appeal to “white guilt.”

White guilt. That’s a phrase used sparingly by the media, but is de rigueur for inclusion in any spoken or written sentence mentioning race on college and university campuses. That covers just about every sentence spoken or written on college and university campuses. Read more