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“The Content of Their Character” A Supposition as to Mockery and White Supremacy

What did DeSantis do? Exactly what white supremacists do whenever they want to claim their Racist practices aren’t just that: they quote part of the only MLK speech they want the world to think exists.




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Dr. Cynthia Alease Smith

Dr. Cynthia Alease Smith

Anti-Racism Essayist & Educator offering discussions about Race, Racism, White Supremacy and the language used, from perspectives not ordinarily considered

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