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Donald Trump Claims ‘Anti-White Feeling’ In America Is A Problem That ‘Can’t Be Allowed.’ Here’s Why He’s Wrong

by Black America Web

Donald Trump recently sat down for an interview with Time magazine, during which he repeated a sentiment often echoed by white-and-aggrieved America, which insists that it is white people who are facing racism and discrimination in a country where white people still represent the overwhelming majority.

Trump was asked about polls that show his supporters believe “anti-white racism” is now a greater problem in America than racism suffered by Black people and people of color, to which the former president responded, “There is a definite anti-white feeling in the country, and that can’t be allowed either.” (It shouldn’t be lost on anyone that a so-called champion of American freedom is now telling Americans how they’re “allowed” to feel.)

Here’s a question that I often ask but have never received a plausible answer to: In a country that is more than 60% white and where white people dominate every important entity in Western society — from the corporate world to state and federal governments to all aspects of the justice system — and are the only overwhelmingly represented racial group in popular culture (TV, film, broadcasting, and, up until recent years, advertising, etc.), who exactly are white people being oppressed by?

Last week, I reported on Iowa State University President Wendy Wintersteen telling the state’s Board of Regents that her school is complying with the state’s newly adopted law requiring public colleges to overhaul (read: eliminate) their DEI programs on campus.

“So one of the first things we did was establish learning communities so that a young man, young white man, from rural Iowa, could come and be in a learning community and find the place where they could belong,” Wintersteen said.

Here’s what I wrote about Wintersteen’s remarks and that of the presidents of the other two big public colleges in Iowa, the University of Iowa and the University of Northern Iowa:

Apparently, in…

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