How "Nice White People" Benefit from Charlottesville and White Supremacy | Teen Vogue: "The protest — proudly accessorized with swastikas, Confederate flags, and an unabridged thesaurus of slurs — was perhaps the most grotesque manifestation of bigotry since the 2016 election. For “nice white people” who felt a ton of compassion for the minorities in the 2006 Oscar-winning film Crash, it may be tempting to write Charlottesville off as a fringe act, when truly it is emblematic of a disease plaguing every member of this society. The vile hate we saw this weekend is enabled by a far quieter refusal to fight against white supremacy and an accompanying willingness to reap its benefits. You can participate in white supremacy without carrying a tiki torch for racism.
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