Tag Archives: racial politics

Low-skill or high-tech.

As important as the material labor is the ideological work that “model minorities” perform for the United States.

Ken Burns, “The Civil War.”

Barbara Fields stands for black Americans, Shelby Foote stands for white Southerners, the unnamed narrator stands for white northerners.

For whom is this staged?

The House expressed “regret” over an exclusion act most Chinese people in the U.S. know nothing about. The real audience of these apologetics, the Big Other, was pleased.