Grand Rapids Institute for Information Democracy
It was announced within the last day or so that President-Elect Donal Trump has named Stephen Bannon as his chief strategist and senior counselor.
The news media and blogosphere were all over the this story, often making the statement that the White House is no place for White Supremacists or White Supremacy.
Even the liberal group, the Southern Poverty Law Center released a statement against the announcement, with the following quote:
“Stephen Bannon, a man who led a media empire into becoming what a former Breitbart editor called a ‘a cesspool for white supremacist mememakers,’ simply has no business in the White House.”
Such a statement not only flies in the face of US history, it reflects a complete lack of understanding about the very nature of White Supremacy.
If one reads the important book by Clarence Lusane, Black History of the White House, it becomes clear that White…
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