On Charlottesville, racism, and President Trump’s comments

Protesters against white supremacy in Charlottesville, VA

Camille Busette, senior fellow and director of the Race, Prosperity, and Inclusion Initiative at the Brookings Institution, says that the recent violence at the hands of neo-Nazis and white supremacists in Charlottesville, Virginia has “forced us to confront this ugly history” of racism in America. She calls it “a defining moment for this administration” but says President Trump “has allied himself with bigots and racists.”

Show Notes:

Charlottesville and Donald Trump’s crass political opportunism

When white supremacy came to Virginia

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