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COVID-19 Protests, Open Defiance and the Glaring Optics of White Privilege!

Witnessing the admittedly disturbing level of heightened protests that have occurred over the past few weeks has led me — and probably many other Americans — to arrive at the unsettling conclusion that free speech is a form of dissent that some people see as a constitutional right, yet it is an act of defiance that should be withheld from others. This has been…

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Elwood Watson, Ph.D.

Elwood Watson, Ph.D.

Historian, public speaker, social-cultural critic. Professor of African American and Gender Studies, Post-WWII U.S. History, at East Tennessee State University.

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