British Colonialism and American Racism

Meena Krishnamurthy:

Anti-black racism in America is much closer than some of us might realize to British colonialism in India. The very same sorts of arguments that were used to justify British colonialism in India can now be found within certain conservative narratives in America and are being used to justify anti-Black racism. We have suffered the dire consequences of a racist British occupation. We cannot allow our fellow Black citizens to suffer in kind from American racism.

 

2 thoughts on “British Colonialism and American Racism

  1. This is such an important argument. The colonialism of British ancestors was disgusting, it is really confronting and disturbing that some in America still harness this disgusting ignorance and cruelty.

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