Comrade Morlock
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Why the Black Elite Wants to Talk about Race instead of Class

Associação Brasileira de Jornalismo Investigativo, CC BY 2.0

Focusing on race makes rich black people the heroes of America’s story and costs them nothing. Focusing on class makes them part of the problem and threatens their economic privilege.

Adolph Reed provides two examples:

At Neoliberalism & Black Politics: A TBS Conversation With Adolph Reed, Part 1, he said,

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