WHITES

“Donald Trump, Jews and the myth of race: How Jews gradually became “white,” and how that changed America”


SALON

Until the 1940s, Jews in America were considered a separate race. Their journey to whiteness has important lessons

“ST. PADDY’S DAY WALK OF SHAME”


SALON

In America, the Irish are now so white that they’re all over the White House, conveniently ignoring histor

CARTOON


“What’s Going on With America’s White People?”


POLITICO

Donald Trump’s appeals to working-class white Americans have no doubt stoked racial tensions. But his popularity among these voters has also put an unexpected spotlight on their grievances—whether they feel left behind by globalization and immigration or resentful of an elite political class that seems to ignore them. Do poor white Americans suddenly feel more disgruntled than ever, or are the rest of us just now paying attention? How much of their pique has to do with economic factors versus matters of race or, simply, health? And what does it all mean for American politics—in 2016 and beyond?  MORE

‘Here’s your electoral map problem, Mr. Trump’


MADDOW BLOG

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“Trump talks to a white crowd about black voters”


POLITICO

Donald Trump speaks at Joni Ernst's Roast and Ride at the Iowa State Fairgrounds, in Des Moines, Iowa, on Aug. 27. | AP Photo

Donald Trump speaks at Joni Ernst’s Roast and Ride at the Iowa State Fairgrounds, in Des Moines, Iowa, on Aug. 27. | AP Photo

“Eric Holder gets real about heroin and race: It’s a crisis because white people are hooked”


SALON

U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder testifies before a Senate Appropriations Commerce, Justice, Science and Related Agencies subcommittee on the Justice Department's FY2014 Budget Request in Washington June 6, 2013. REUTERS/Gary Cameron (UNITED STATES - Tags: POLITICS HEADSHOT) - RTX10E10

U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder testifies before a Senate Appropriations Commerce, Justice, Science and Related Agencies subcommittee on the Justice Department’s FY2014 Budget Request in Washington June 6, 2013. REUTERS/Gary Cameron (UNITED STATES – Tags: POLITICS HEADSHOT) – RTX10E10

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